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

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Feb 3 03:11:31 CET 2005

"Phillip J. Eby" <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote in message 
news: at mail.telecommunity.com...
> So, in an amusing turn of events, the EULA actually appears to forbid the 
> current offering of Python for Windows, since it does not have such a 

Except of course that MS gave Python developers several copies of its 
newest compiler specifically for the purpose of compiling the Windows 

It would be nice to get a clear English statement from MS.  I have dealt 
with the legalese in property sales agreements, lease agreements, and 
normal software licenses, but the quoted EULA snippets are the most obscure 
by far.

Terry J. Reedy

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