[Python-Dev] VC 7.1 maintenance?

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Sat Jun 26 07:23:09 EDT 2004

On Saturday 26 June 2004 11:33 am, "Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
> Phil Thompson wrote:
> > The potential problem would be for GPL extension modules. They could be
> > used with Python VC6, but not with Python VC7.
> Why is that?

Because of Jack's original point. GPL code cannot be linked against 
proprietary libraries unless they are part of the base system. Python itself 
is Ok because it's not GPL.


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