> One of the nice things about gcc is that gcc usually still works, > long after a vendor has abandoned a machine. I rather like that gcc > will just work, unlike vendor software, which often says, please buy > a new machine. One doesn't have to remove support in gcc for > something, just because a vendor doesn't support it. That said, > truly crufty things, should go.
I agree. If it's not causing a serious maintenance issue, I see no reason to remove it.