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- Subject: Re: HTML Parser Recommendation
- From: Daniel Silverstone <dsilvers@...>
- Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 22:52:08 +0100
On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 02:47:43PM -0700, Coda Highland wrote:
> MSVC doesn't support C99 because it's a C++ compiler. The languages
> are divergent. (It DOES support C++11 pretty well.) Sort of silly to
> be criticizing a compiler for not supporting something it never
> claimed to support.
If it's not a C compiler, it shouldn't compile C. (Note C is not a strict
subset of C++ and you can compile C which is not valid C++ with MSVC).
Fortunately for those who need hubbub etc compiled for WIN32, there is MINGW32.
> Not silly to say "well, then that compiler can't compile my code."
> Because I wouldn't try to compile it with a FORTRAN compiler, either.
Daniel Silverstone http://www.digital-scurf.org/
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