Today I hate Microsoft. Some days I'm indifferent. Some days I love the company. Today I hate Microsoft. It has absolutely nothing to do with any Slashdot or Register or other news article. Both of those sites loathe and are hostile toward any company and/or person that makes more than 1 million USD per year. Nope. None of that. It has everything to do with DestroyWindow(). I hate Microsoft's DestroyWindow() function. MSDN Library has this one little innocent comment that caused me to waste an inordinate (and highly frustrating) amount of time today: "A thread cannot use DestroyWindow to destroy a window created by a different thread." WHAT THE...!?! I have words for that that are inappropriate for this blog. I need a good chunk of lye for cleaning of the mouth. Let's think about this. I understand perfectly that people wouldn't want other processes calling DestroyWindow. That's uncouth. However, within the same process, Windows should n
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