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> Yes, let's take this to Ruby-Talk so we can all participate. Most of the 
> open source projects I deal with on Windows have gone to || stayed with 
> MinGW/MSYS and its friends. Ruby seems to be the exception.

Postgresql 8.3 is moving to VC2005.  Python also uses VC++ (2003 IIRC).

I use mingw/msys, but its not easy to setup, the tools are unfamiliar to 
Windows users, and debugging is well nigh impossible.

Charlie

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