[Python-Dev] Is msvcr71.dll re-redistributable?

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Wed Feb 2 22:16:10 CET 2005

"Neil Hodgson" <nhodgson at bigpond.net.au> writes:

> Anders J. Munch:
>> 1. John X. Programmer buys the product, agrees to the EULA and puts
>>    the DLL up for download, with the explicit and stated intent of
>>    distributing it to anyone who needs it.
>    Disallowed in 3.1(a):
> # you agree: ... to distribute the Redistributables only ... in 
> # conjunction with and as a part of a software application 
> # product developed by you that adds significant and primary 
> # functionality to the Redistributables

All this pretty much subsumes what I was thinking.

The only question that remains is: why are there some sites like
http://www.dll-files.com/ which offer this and other MS dlls for

For the spambayes binary, maybe there should be another person adding
the msvcr71.dll to the distribution that Tony builds?  Someone who has a
MSVC license, and also is developer on the spambayes project?


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