[Python-3000] Python 3.0a2 release

Boris Borcic bborcic at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 16:45:37 CET 2007

Gregory P. Smith wrote:
> I would not hold up a compiler decision based on the mingw project.  
> Always use the latest MS compiler released at the time for a x.0 build 
> of any python.  Doing otherwise costs the world a fortune in lost 
> performance (higher power consumption via lower efficiency code).  mingw 
> will undoubtedly catch up on its own.

FWIW back in march Giovanni Bajo said on mingw-users that GCC-4.x optimized his 
code base better than MSVC; that was in


Now there has been an official "technology preview" release of MingW gcc-4.2.1 
sitting on MingW sourceforge download page since mid-summer.

Regards, BB

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