[Python-3000] Python 3.0a2 release

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Nov 20 04:56:03 CET 2007

> We should also start to discuss how to address some Windows problems.
> Amaury has brought up some important points and I like to get some
> feedback on the default compiler topic. Are we going to drop VS 2003
> after the 3.0a2 release and use VS 2008 as the default compiler?

We cannot use that compiler for binary releases until the compiler
itself is released, as the license agreement for the beta releases
of the compiler forbid such usage.

So if VS 2003 support is dropped, releases would have to be made with
VS 2005, until VS 2008 gets released.


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