Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 21st Oct 2012 16:13 UTC, submitted by MOS6510
Windows "I've been writing about Windows for almost 20 years, and I feel like I've kind of seen it all. But for the past several days, I've been struggling under the weight of the most brutal email onslaught I've ever endured over these two decades. And if my email is any indication, and I believe it is, the majority of people out there have absolutely no idea what Windows RT is. This is a problem." When even Paul Thurrot is worried, you can be sure it is, actually, a problem. We're going to see and hear about a lot of frustrated customer who can't load up their 1997 copy of Awesome Garden Designer 2.0 Deluxe.
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RE: Not All "Metro" apps
by zlynx on Mon 22nd Oct 2012 19:43 UTC in reply to "Not All "Metro" apps"
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Probably because there are so many Windows programmers that cannot escape from their p/invoke addiction.

If they'd only stick to script coding or pure .NET apps it would all work fine.

But no. Too many programmers think they need just one or two things from Win32, like special list-box options or handles to other program's windows or painting in the non-client window frame.

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