21st May 04:11
Curser position in MS DOS
The fact is that this group is devoted to the C++ *LANGUAGE*, not to
helping with every little platform- and compiler-specific question that
anyone has. They're just as on-topic here as perl, html, or any other
topic *not* related to C++.
Directing someone to a newsgroup hierarchy which *is* related to their
question is a service to them and to this group in general, since a)
they're more likely to get an informed response and b) it helps to
lessen the off-topic traffic in this group. Considering that there are
still some people paying by the minue, or the KB, for their internet
traffic, major off-topic discussions can cause problems beyond the sheer
Perhaps you need to take your own advice. *shrug*
The Electric Monk
"Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum viditur!"