[Python-Dev] Re: [Patches] PC\config.[hc] changes for Win64

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Mon, 08 May 2000 23:19:19 -0400

> Windows CE uses "wince", and I certainly dont believe this should be
> "win32" (although if you read the CE marketting stuff, they would have you
> believe it is close enough that we should :-).
> So to be _truly_ "windows portable", you will still need [:3]=="win" anyway
> :-)

That's a feature :-).  Too many things we think we know are true on
Windows don't hold on Win/CE, so it's worth being more precise.

I don't believe this is the case for Win64, but I have to admit I
speak from a position of ignorance -- I am clueless as to what defines

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)