[Python-Dev] Status of C compilers for Python on Windows

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Oct 25 23:52:14 CEST 2014

On Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:10:23 +0100
Ray Donnelly <mingw.android at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is the second time you've used the vacuous "culture on Windows"
> argument, now with an added appeal to (vague) authority.
> Why are you fighting so hard against having option.
> If CPython wants to truly call itself an Open Source project then I
> consider being able to compile and cross-compile it with capable Open
> Source toolchains on all major platforms a requirement.

Now *that* sounds vacuous.

Regarding open source, there's a clear and official definition of it,
which Python satisfies:



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