Benoit Cerrina wrote:

>>The question still remains (for the immediate future):
>>
>>VC++ or Cygwin or MinGW
>>
>>We need to focus on one of these for Windows and .NET can go into
>>discussion for a future direction.
>>
>>Bob
>>
> 
> Good point what we want now is an official way to compile ruby for windows
> if possible with free tools (I really wouldn't like to have to buy VC to
> compile for
> windows) so we can be reasonably sure that windows compiled extension can
> be distributed.
> Right now they are distributed ok but they just don't work.
> Benoit
> 
> 
> 

I agree so that leaves: Cygwin or MinGW