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  1. #16
    Mike Mitchell Guest

    Re: Transition from Visual Basic 6.0 to Visual Basic.NET

    On Mon, 26 Feb 2001 16:10:11 -0800, "Jonathan Allen"
    <greywolf@cts.com> wrote:

    >Hopefully that is the only reason. Every version of Basic I've ever seen has
    >had an immediate mode, this is no time stop that tradition.


    What? You mean there's something about VB.NET you DON'T like? !!

    MM

  2. #17
    David A. Rothgery Guest

    Re: Transition from Visual Basic 6.0 to Visual Basic.NET

    John Proffitt <bogon@earthlink.net> wrote:
    >
    > David A. Rothgery <drothgery@myrealbox.com> wrote:
    > >From a purely marketing point of view, vb.NET really ought to be
    > >shipping _now_.
    > >

    >
    > Fortunately (or conceivably unfortunately, depending on your
    > point of view) the marketing types are not in charge of building
    > the code.


    Marketing types can and should have influence on the scope of projects
    that are undertaken. If Microsoft had correctly estimated how long it
    would take to build VS.NET, they almost certainly would've released a
    VS7 built on the VS6 codebase last year, and targeted VS.NET for 2002.
    Three years is a long time in the software industry.

    --
    Dave Rothgery
    Picking nits since 1976
    drothgery@myrealbox.com
    http://drothgery.editthispage.com

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