Cygwin and Python3

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Thu Feb 11 08:20:06 EST 2016

On 11/02/2016 07:46, blindanagram at wrote:
> On 10/02/2016 23:05, Mike S wrote:
>> On 2/10/2016 5:05 AM, Mark Lawrence wrote:
> [snip]
>>>> Have you seen this?
>>> I have now, but I'm perfectly happy with the free versions of Visual
>>> Studio.
> [snip]
>> I don't see any references to VS on that page so I don't know what
>> you're referring to.
> I suspect that Mark is reacting indirectly to the misleading implication
> on that page that it is necessary to install Cygwin if you want to
> develop Python code on Windows.

Absolutely correct, marks out of ten, fifteen :)

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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