From: "Stefan Schmiedl" <s / xss.de>
> How would MSVC-less users compile additional stuff?

MSVC and Mingw are both source and binary compatible. So if Ruby is compiled
with MSVC, users without MSVC could compile extensions with Mingw and vice
versa.

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