On 2010-08-05 16:25:44 +0200, Alf P. Steinbach /Usenet said:
* Pete Becker, on 05.08.2010 16:07:
On 2010-08-05 15:47:14 +0200, Alf P. Steinbach /Usenet said:
* Pete Becker, on 05.08.2010 13:47:
On 2010-08-05 12:40:16 +0200, Alf P. Steinbach /Usenet said:
* Andr? Schreiter, on 05.08.2010 12:25:
Am 04.08.2010 16:27, schrieb Alf P. Steinbach /Usenet:
* James Kanze, on 04.08.2010 16:19:
Most Windows developers have *nix tools installed, including a *nix
I know very few Windows developers (~2%) that using *nix tools or a
It's my experience that most do.
Those who don't are necessarily either incompetent or .NET developers.
Then I guess I'm incompetent.
You've distributed builds of the Boost library,
No, I haven't.
My bad, I mixed up Boostpro Computing and Roundhouse Consulting.
so my guess is that you have at some time or other worked with a
Yes, I've worked with a command interpreter.
You may even have used the 'more' command in Windows, which is a
Microsoft port of a *nix tool (not to mention 'ping' etc.).
Oh, my mistake. When you said that Windows developers who don't use Unix
tools are incompetent, I assumed you meant Windows developers *who don't
use Unix tools for development of Windows products* are incompetent.
Since you now seem to be claiming that it's only Windows programmers who
have never used Unix tools who are incompetent, I guess it doesn't apply
By the way, a full build of Boost, from scratch, involves building
bjam, which when built fully from scratch involves having either
'bison' or 'yacc', although the files needed to build without those
tools are supplied pre-generated with the Boost source distribution.
Fascinating. What does that have to do with what tools I use and whether
my choice of tools reflects my competence?
And so my guess is that you're misleadingly putting some fancy
interpretation on words and terms such as "installed, "use" and "*nix
I've given them their obvious meaning. Apparently that's not what you
Well, to Bill Clinton his interpretation of 'is', 'sex' etc. was
And so he could honestly claim that he never did have sex with that woman.
He could claim "no sex" like you're claiming that you don't have any
*nix tools installed, and that you're not using them for development of
programs. Nah, I didn't touch that Mona Lewinsky! Was she that touched
me... He he.
tools installed. But since you seem incapable of reading correctly,
a *nix shell when developing for Windows. As for your Bill Clinton
allusions, it's quite clear who's playing games with the truth.
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