Which compiler will Python 2.5 / Windows (Intel) be built with?

Jarek Zgoda jzgoda at o2.usun.pl
Thu Jun 15 23:26:05 CEST 2006

Fredrik Lundh napisał(a):

>> Sorry, gals and guys, but if you force us to buy something irrelevant
>> like VC2003, you will not get our sympathy. How should I explain my boss
>> that we need to buy one Pro license more, just to be able to build our
>> Python app? Please, don't left us with pants down.
> huh?  2.5 isn't released yet.  if you *have* a Python app, you can
> continue to use the same compiler when you upgrade from 2.4 and 2.5.
> it's not like anyone is forcing you to uninstall the compiler just
> because you upgrade Python...

We don't have VC2003. We still use 2.3, as 2.3.3 for a long time was the
latest available version for iSeries. Consider Python to be a part of

Why wouldn't Python dev team standarize on one compiler for all
officially supported platforms?

Jarek Zgoda

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