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Author christian.heimes
Recipients amaury.forgeotdarc, christian.heimes, loewis
Date 2008-02-12.22:55:35
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Amaury Forgeot d'Arc wrote:
> Is it permitted to allow python compile with older compilers, even with
> some functions missing?

When a user compiles her own Python binary she is most probably
experienced enough to notice the difference. We can't hold the hand of
every user who strolls off the official path. New features was one of
reasons for the migration to VS 2008. Legacy support shouldn't stop us
from introducing new features.

So yes, it's permitted to build Python with old compilers but users must
not expect full support of all features.

Christian
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