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September 1, 2011 11:18
RE: Drop support for Borland compiler on Win32?
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> From: Jan Dubois
> On Thu, 01 Sep 2011, David Golden wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 9:20 AM, Steve Hay 
> <> wrote:
> > > Unless someone with a recent, full version of "C++ Builder" can tell
> > > us that *that* works, and is willing to help maintain it in the
> > > future, then it now seems pointless to me to carry on with just that
> > > old free version, especially given that Microsoft have been making
> > > all their compilers freely available for a long time now.
> >
> > +1
> +1 from me too.  I've said for many years that I don't care about
> the old Borland compiler, and that it is only supported because
> Steve cares about it.  I don't think it serves any useful purpose,
> given that we have GCC as a free compiler option that works well.

I value possibility to have a perl built with Borland C++ builder,
and I even used it many times in some 5.005_xx versions.

Now I do not interested in it anymore, for a long time already,
and I do know that this is a compiler in problem, and borland itself
just don't have enough support of their own compiler now, (and 
borland do not even exist)

but it still gives a


from me :)
although very minor one :)

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