[Gdal-dev] Proposal for Unified Windows Binaries (Visual C++ .NET
bfraser at geoanalytic.com
Mon Apr 16 13:52:33 EDT 2007
Good question. A search of Amazon for "Microsoft Visual
Studio .NET Professional 2003" shows some available, but I
don't know what would happen if you tried to order one.
I got my copy in 2005 through Microsoft's Empower program
(basically Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) subscription
with a lower price and higher development requirements). I
don't know if you purchased an MSDN
Professional/Enterprise/Universal subscription today if you
would get a copy (and I couldn't tell by browsing the
And maybe it's a question for OSGeo:
Should OSGeo help OSGeo Projects in supporting
Windows binary releases by purchasing an MSDN subscription
(a level that includes the compilers)?
I expect there would be lots of questions regarding
licensing, whether it's appropriate, etc.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Morissette" <dmorissette at mapgears.com>
To: "gdal-dev" <gdal-dev at lists.maptools.org>
Sent: Monday, April 16, 2007 8:35 AM
Subject: Re: [Gdal-dev] Proposal for Unified Windows
> Ari Jolma wrote:
> >> I think if we build with VC7.1
> > Where can one get (even buy) VC7.1 (aka Visual C++ .NET
> I tried a few months ago and it seems to be impossible to
find VC 7.1
> any more. If you find a place where it's still available
> legally) then I'd be interested as well.
> In the meantime I have been using the VC++ 2005 Express (I
> what it's called) which is available for free, but seems
to have some
> compatibility problems with the BuildKit.
> Back to the original topic of this thread, I agree that
> would be nice to have, but I am not familiar enough with
> builds and issues so I'll let the Windows experts decide
what they think
> is best.
> Daniel Morissette
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