[Python-Dev] C99

Sturla Molden sturla.molden at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 17:03:57 EDT 2016

Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:

> No-one's proposing to use C99 indiscriminately;

> There's no chance that CPython is going to drop MSVC support in 3.6.

Stinner was proposing that by saying

"Is it worth to support a compiler that in 2016 doesn't support the C
standard released in 1999, 17 years ago?"

This is basically a suggestion to drop MSVC support, as I read it. That is
never going to happen.


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