Brett Cannon <email@example.com> wrote:So you are saying that Python should use "the C that Visual Studio
> The Visual Studio team has publicly stated they will never support C99,
> so dropping C89 blindly is going to alienate a big part of our user base
> unless we switch to C++ instead. I'm fine with trying to pull in C99
> features, though, that we can somehow support in a backwards-compatible way with VS.
I believe Microsoft is not competent to define the C standard.
If they cannot provide a compiler that is their bad.
There are plenty of
other standard-compliant compilers we can use, including Intel, clang and