Hi,

At Fri, 29 Oct 2004 17:48:59 +0900,
gabriele renzi wrote in [ruby-talk:118227]:
> indeed, people told me many times that VC7 is really fast.
> Anyway, I guess the primary reason is to allow compilation of extensions 
> that easily interoperate with the onceclick installer (mingw somewhat 
> works, but not everytime)

Extensions compiled with mingw32 are binary compatible with
mswin32 ruby.

-- 
Nobu Nakada