Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 11th Jun 2012 00:38 UTC, submitted by judgen
Windows "Microsoft recently extended 'It Just Works' compatibility for Visual Basic 6 applications through the full lifetime of Windows 8. Visual Basic 6 first shipped in 1998, so its apps will have at least 24 years of supported lifetime. Contrast that with the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 (2002), which is incompatible with Windows 7 (2009)."
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RE[6]: kill -9 now...
by zima on Wed 13th Jun 2012 12:26 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: kill -9 now..."
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Don't we have universities for that? And at least in some (I guess most) EU countries it's hard to get a ~serious (where it matters) programming job without a degree.

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