Questions on 64 bit versions of Python (Thank-you!)

Tim Golden mail at
Tue Jul 29 10:33:39 CEST 2008

python at wrote:
> Thanks for everyone's feedback - excellent detail - all my questions
> have been answered.
> BTW: Roel was correct that I got confused over the AMD and Intel naming
> conventions regarding the 64 bit versions of Python for Windows. (I
> missed that nuance that the Intel build refered to the Itanium vs. the
> standard off-the-rack 64 bit version of Intel's 586/686 CPU)

Frankly, I'm very glad you did get confused: I've learnt more
about the various 64-bit architectures in this thread than
I ever thought I'd need to know :)


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