[Python-Dev] Linking with mscvrt

Neil Hodgson nyamatongwe at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 23:47:56 CET 2006

Martin v. Löwis:

> > Visual Basic never forced
> > use of a particular compiler or runtime library for extensions so why
> > should Python?
> Do you really not know? Because of API that happens to be defined
> the way it is.

   It was rhetorical: Why should Python be inferior to VB?

   I suppose the answer (hmm, am I allowed to anser my own rhtorical
questions?) is that it was originally developed on other operating
systems and the Windows port has never been as much of a focus for
most contributors.


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