Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd Dec 2009 23:49 UTC, submitted by diegocg
Linux After two long years since the last release, Cygwin 1.7 (a Linux-like environment that runs on Windows systems) has been released. Among many other improvement, this release adds support for Windows 7 and Server 2008R2.
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That is only because on Windows, C is seen as legacy language, and Microsoft has decided to focus its development effort on C++ instead.

Granted, this is typical Microsoft only caring about its own stuff, but in many IT shops, C is only used when it is not possible to use C++.

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