[Python-Dev] Fwd: Download Page - AMD64

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Jan 13 20:45:40 CET 2010

> So to echo what Michael said, the Microsoft nomenclature is "x64"
> regardless of yours and Martin's objections to that name. Nobody who
> uses Windows would be confused by "x64" since that is *the* Microsoft
> naming scheme.

That's actually not entirely true. There are several places in the
APIs where Microsoft either allows or requires to call the architecture
AMD64 (e.g. architecture indication in MSI files).


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