I'm not English and I never encountered this saying:
In almost all cases, it is possible and within reason to write
completely portable code.
In practice, this means that you shouldn’t assume much about the host
compiler (and Visual Studio tends to be the lowest common
What's the meaning of the "to be the lowest common denominator" in a sentence? That it is a concept that applies for all or something else?
Also: I'm not sure this question answers my problem, I read it but couldn't figure out the above sentence appropriately