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Monday, April 02, 2007

Is Microsoft run by dilettantes?

The standard .NET class library cannot natively:

  • work with shorcut (.lnk) files
  • modify configuration settings
  • parse command-line options
  • enumerate ODBC DSNs
  • determine the data type of a stream by magic number

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