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

martin at v.loewis.de martin at v.loewis.de
Mon Feb 27 23:57:13 CET 2006

Zitat von Fredrik Lundh <fredrik at pythonware.com>:

> to clarify, the guideline should be "does the new compiler version add some-
> thing important ?", rather than just "is there a new version ?"

In this specific case, the new thing added is the availability of Visual Studio
Express. Whether this is important, and outweighs the disadvantages, I don't

In addition, I'm uncertain whether this is a new feature. I thought you could
get the VS 2003 compiler (VC 7.1) with the .NET 1.1 SDK. But maybe I'm


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