Apps created with CRT and MFC vNext (11) cannot be used on Windows XP SP3

I filed a bug relating to no longer being able to target XP when creating a Visual C++ vNext app. I got a reply from a member of the Microsoft libraries team stating this is by design and only Vista and above or Windows Server 2008 SP2 and above can be targeted when creating a vNext application.

Please read the following and vote on it, add comments to it as well. If you believe that being able to create a single binary that can target XP and above, and still have access to the latest compilers, libraries, and headers that vNext provides (i.e. not have to use the “native multi-targeting” feature, then please see below:


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