Wholly unnecessary flame. (was Re: pyXML!)

David root at 127.0.0.1
Tue Sep 26 18:57:29 CEST 2000


On Tue, 26 Sep 2000 11:47:52 +0200, Monty Taylor <mtaylor at goldridge.net>
wrote:
>> VC does not come installed on every windows machine you know.
>
>Which is a fairly appropriate summary as to why Open Source projects do tend to
>wither a bit on Windows. It's not quite so much fun to contribute if you have
>to pay for the priviledge.

Why is Visual C/C++ being used?  Why not Cygwin or Borland C/C++?  The
latter two are both freely available; one of them is, IIRC, even open
source.




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