Tag: microsoft

Frame-Pointer Omission /Oy

I just read a post on frame pointer omission (FPO) optimization, also known as /Oy compiler flag. And a comment from Vladimir Scherbina on problems getting the feature actually work. I wondered if there has been any improvement with a Visual Studio .NET 2008 SP1. latest compiler from Microsoft and briefly – the result is…

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Microsoft Forums, RSS

It is amazing how it might come that Microsoft Forums‘ RSS feed appears broken on Google Reader with duplicated entries for each of the items. Regardless of whose the bug is, it seems to me that it is the Microsoft’s one, both are sophisticated applications of a large scale while RSS thing is just nothing…

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Buggy Microsoft Forums

It seems that everything is buggy nowadays. Some things – more buggy, some are less. I did not expect Microsoft Forums website to be so… so… of so improper quality. Especially compared to variety of popular forum software, free phpbb, google news etc. MS WYSIWYG post editor can stand no criticism at all, it is…

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Windows Live ID is not alive

I have been trying to download MSDN Community Distribution CD March 2008 for a week or so, which requires registration to access the download. OK, I was trying to register pressing Continue button to be taken to “Registration Required for This Download”. I had Passport account some time ago which I tried to use to…

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