Ever since I went to the new Vista style icon for MFCMAPI, it’s not been possible to compile in Visual Studio 6. I’ve spent some time looking at this, and it appears the only clean way to get VS 6 working again is to remove compression from the icon, something I really don’t want to do. So I’m considering dropping support for Visual Studio 6 altogether. While I’m at it, it’s been a while since I tried to compile in VS 2003 or 2005, so I was thinking about dropping support for those two as well. The only compiler I’d test would be Visual Studio 2008 (and 2010 whenever it comes out). Note that other than the known break in VS 6 I’m not planning on actively breaking compilation for 2003 or 2005. I just wouldn’t test them, so over time, I probably would break them.
Before I do this – I wanted to get feedback. Would anybody care if MFCMAPI no longer compiled in Visual Studios 6, 2003, or 2005?