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From "Nathan Beyer" <nbe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: I'm Broken ;(
Date Sat, 08 Mar 2008 19:46:10 GMT
On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 4:04 AM, Gregory Shimansky <gshimansky@apache.org> wrote:
> Xiao-Feng Li said the following on 07.03.2008 7:14:
>
> > On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 11:20 AM, Nathan Beyer <nbeyer@gmail.com> wrote:
>  >> On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 7:43 PM, Xiao-Feng Li <xiaofeng.li@gmail.com>
wrote:
>  >>  > On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 10:56 PM, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com>
wrote:
>  >>  >  > xiaofeng.li@gmail.com wrote:
>  >>  >  >  > MSVC2005 is a minimum requirement now, I think.
>  >>  >  >
>  >>  >  >  I am running fine on MS VStudio 2003.
>  >>  >
>  >>  >  I see almost all of those new Harmony users were frustrated by the
>  >>  >  build failures with VS2005, so it's not only a developer's issue. We
>  >>  >  should be realistic and Harmony better be user-friendly.
>  >>  >
>  >>
>  >>  Does the build documentation say that anything besides VS2003 is
>  >>  supported? I agree that we should try to get things working on VS2005,
>  >>  but is there a problem in our documentation that's confusing people?
>  >
>  > That the documentation doesn't say doesn't mean the users won't try.
>  > We should be realistic and Harmony should be user-friendly. It's year
>  > 2008 now. If the documentation doesn't say Harmony supports
>  > application HelloWorld, can't the users try it? ;)
>
>  I agree. Also there is a problem with getting VS2003 since it is no
>  longer available for free from MS. BTW, the current version is not even
>  VS2005, MS provides it as an "old version" and may discontinue its
>  download at any moment. The current version is VS2008 and we didn't even
>  try to use it yet.
>

So, is VS2008 what we should target? Is the "free" tool chain
sufficient? I believe we can get some licenses for committers that
might be more seriously interested.

-Nathan

>  --
>  Gregory
>
>

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