[Python-Dev] Switching to VC.NET 2003

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Wed Dec 31 09:45:28 EST 2003

Guido van Rossum wrote:

>>I don't want to buy another M$ compiler.
>>Is there a freeware alternative?
> Ten core Python developers received a free VC7.1 copy from Microsoft.
> Maybe someone who hasn't opened theirs yet is willing to step down?
> MS also alluded to a free downloadable compiler, but I haven't tracked
> it down yet.  And of course theer's always mingw (or whatever it's
> called).

If there is a way I can provide Windows binaries, and I can do
some interactive debugging, I'm willing to switch tools, sure.

ciao - chris

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