[Python-Dev] ast status, memory leaks, etc

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Mon Nov 21 23:07:06 CET 2005

Neal Norwitz wrote:

> I think a bigger bang for the buck would be to buy a Windows box with
> Purify.  Rational was a real pain to deal with, maybe it's better now
> that IBM bought them.  Parasoft (Insure++) was even worse to deal
> with.  There would be many other benefits for someone to do more
> testing on Windows.

I don't think there's a shortage of Windows boxes among the python-dev
crowd (I have plenty).  Does anyone knows that kind of box you need to
run purify these days ?

(looks like a license costs $780 in the US but $1100 in Sweden.  hmm...)

> The worst part of all this is ... it's still Windows.

Some of us are OS agnostics, you know.


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