On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 11:33 AM, Eric S. Raymond <e...@thyrsus.com> wrote:
> Pat Thoyts <pattho...@gmail.com>:
>> Git for Windows simply ships everything we need to run git - so if a
>> desirable module requires a version of python, we will add that
>> version plus any required modules into the installer. We already have
>> a patch to provide python in the msysgit tree - it would just require
>> polishing up a little. I'm certain this is no problem for the other
>> windows port (cygwin) either.
> Thank you - I think this completely disposes of the "Windows is a blocker
> for scripting language X" argument, with the case X = Python in point.
As the one who wrote that patch; not at all. That patch is a horrible
mess, and it is not yet proven that the resulting python executable
works any more than a basic hello world.
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