June 22nd, 2006, 05:38 AM
[RESOLVED] Will MFC be made a better neighbour?
Will some of the historical baggage in MFC be tidied up?
I am thinking of:
- If you use #define NOMINMAX to tame the SDK header files and allow well behaved minimum and maximum functions, you have to put three lines of declarations before MFC headers.
- The MFC object macros create member names from the class names, frustrating use of namespaces.
- Various MFC functions return BOOL, giving a compiler warning when converted to bool; DDX_Check cannot be used with bool at all.
- MFC arbitrarily switches off warnings in user code by default unless _AFX_ALL_WARNINGS and _ATL_ALL_WARNINGS are defined.
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