you're alone in all this

Clearly not, since Microsoft employs a lot of C++ developers, none of whom are upset by dropping XP support.

, MrChris wrote

IntelliSense if of course very good, but if you can't do without it you're not a good programmer.

I didn't say "I can't work without it", I said "it makes me more productive".

Anyway, I'm bored of this thread. I was just trying to give you a viewpoint you hadn't thought of. So, whatever, I don't care anymore.

/me out.