[Python-Dev] C99

Christian Heimes christian at python.org
Sat Jun 4 15:05:09 EDT 2016

On 2016-06-04 11:59, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> As long as we don't require extension module authors to use them --
> they may have their own compatibility requirements.

On Windows extension modules must be compiled with a specific version of
MSVC any way. For Python 3.6 VS 2015 or newer is a hard requirement.

We kept the old compiler directories around for embedders.

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