Previously Sidnei da Silva wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 11:26 AM, Tres Seaver <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > The source dist is trivially convertible to an egg (easy_install does
> > that on the fly).  I can't see any reason for releasing actual eggs,
> > rather than source distributions, with the minor exception of packages
> > which contain C extentions:  those packages should probably release
> > Windows eggs, just because of the tool-poverty of Windows users.
> I wouldn't call the lack of shipping with a compiler installed
> tool-poverty. Some modern Linux 'desktop' distributions do not ship
> with a compiler installed by default either, though it's relatively
> easy installing a compiler there than on Windows, I wouldn't say
> that's such a big deal.

Iirc OSX ships without a usable compiler as well.


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