--- soren@... wrote: > On 31 Jan 2001, at 20:48:53 +0200,
Marius Myburg wrote:
> > I am learning Windows programming, using VB6 and Ming (if I'm rich
> > = day, I will buy VC++, but for now Ming is adequate>
> [rather OT]
> As for the getting rich part, if you accomplish proficiency in
> Windoze programming, you probably will not do too badly for
> yourself, in any event. But why not adjust your *ichinen* (Buddhist
> term for something like 'Fundamental Long-Range Attitudinal
> Stance') a bit and, rather than thinking 'MinGW will be good enough
> until I am a rich professional programmer and can buy REAL tools
> from MS ...', say to yourself, instead, 'I will learn MinGW and as I
> do I will contribute to developing it further, causing it to *grow
> with me*, until it is a FAR better tool than MS' own
> MSVC++/VStudio'!? Then there will be no need to harbor any
> desire to own MSVC++ and the world at large, include those
> places wherein the inhabitants need to learn Information
> Technologies and don't have the disposable income to afford the
> MS compiler product, will benefit from MinGW's greatness -- a 'Win-
> Win' state of affairs (no pun intended LOL!) for everyone
> Good Luck,
> soren andersen
Right on, Soren, right on.
If you do any programming with C++ templates, you will also appreciate
the GCC efforts.
If you do any programming with Fortran, you will also appreciate the
If you do any programming with ObjC, you will also appreciate the GCC
If you help make it better, you will also appreciate the GCC efforts,
even more. And so will a lot of other people.
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