[Python-Dev] VC 7.1 maintenance?

Brian Quinlan brian at sweetapp.com
Wed Jun 23 07:13:46 EDT 2004

M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>> That's indeed my understanding of The Plan today.  More, we will not 
>> have a VC6 binary for Python 2.4.  That may be controversial, but 
 >> nobody has volunteered to produce an installer for a VC6 version.
> Perhaps ActiveState can fill this gap ?!

Having two "official" binary-incompatible Python 2.4s for Windows seems 
like a bad idea to me. There will be confusion among Python users 
because of extension incompatibilities. Also, developers will have to 
produce binaries for both.


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