And the main reason Microsoft sucks rocks, despite all of the brilliant people who work there, is stable ABIs. For everything that they've ever done. No matter how stupid it was. In many cases, even things that they never documented can never be broken, because critical apps (including Microsoft apps) depend on this undocumented behavior. They are crushed under the weight of all that legacy.
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