[Python-Dev] Switch to MS VC++ 2005 ?!

Trent Mick trentm at ActiveState.com
Mon Feb 27 22:18:07 CET 2006

[Alex Martelli wrote]
> What I hear from the rumor mill (not perhaps a reliable source) is a
> bit discouraging about the stability of VS2005 (e.g. internal
> rebellion at MS in which groups which need to ship a lot of code
> pushed back against any attempt to make them use VS2005, and managed
> to win the internal fight and stick with VS2003), but I don't know if
> any such worry applies to something as simple as the mere compilation
> of C code...

As a (perhaps significant) datapoint: the Mozilla guys are moving to
building with VS2005. That's lots of C++ and widely run -- though
probably not the C runtime so much.


Trent Mick
TrentM at ActiveState.com

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