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[8]: kill -9 now...
by zima on Wed 13th Jun 2012 22:57 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: kill -9 now..."
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Are you implying that Delphi or Lazarus will likely last longer or there's no unfinished feel to it, respectively?

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