[Python-Dev] Fwd: Download Page - AMD64

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Jan 13 20:36:03 CET 2010

On 1/13/2010 2:13 PM, "Martin v. Löwis" wrote:

>> I think we should use whatever is most informative and least confusing
>> to our users - we owe our allegiance to them and not to a processor vendor.
> And why do you think this is x86-64?

I do not believe I have personally seen, or at least noticed, that 
specific term before. Something like

"Release for 64-bit Windows (Win NT, 2000, XP, Vista, 7 <or whatever 
correct list is>) on AMD64-type processors from AMD and Intel"

should be clear enough.

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