ProtoCiv: porting Freeciv to Python CANNED

Corey Murtagh emonk at slingshot.no.uce
Sat Jan 17 21:07:33 CET 2004


Nick Vargish wrote:
> "Brandon J. Van Every" <try_vanevery_at_mycompanyname at yahoo.com> writes:
<snip>
>>Or requiring Cygwin or MinGW, which real Windows developers don't want to
>>use.
> 
> Where "real Windows developers" == "Brandon Van Every". I see plenty
> of open source Windows projects with compilation instructions that
> require the use of Cygwin or MinGW. 

Actually I kind of agree here.  I've had plenty of problems with Cygwin 
- although less with MinGW.  An OSS project that requires a Linux 
emulation shim to run on any other platform is not, IMHO, cross-platform 
at all.

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Corey Murtagh
The Electric Monk
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