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> So, I guess we'll be looking to change the bundled version to use an
> MSVC build. At the same, it's possible we may be moving away from
> InstallShield to use an OpenSource alternative.

That's too bad.

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> This won't happen overnight, so now's a good time to be thinking of
> issues we'll need to address.

The biggest issue to me is compiling extensions in MinGW.  I don't have, nor 
will I buy MSVC.  The extensions I used compiled easilly in Cygwin using 
Linux techniques.  MinGW looks wierd to me, coming from Linux.


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