Win32 version of 1.07

Hideki Saito
Sat May 4 01:35:02 2002

>  Isn't compiling a Win32 version simply a command line switch?
> Why does it take so long to get the official version of
>GnuPG out?  I would think releasing it the same day as the linux
>version would be no difficulty at all.

It takes a little more than flipping command line switch. It 
actually requires different set of compilers (cross compilers), libs, 

I can say that, simply because *I* am doing it, too.

> Especially considering the problems that PGP is experiencing, and
>that frankly, there are more (potential) Win32 users out there
>than any other OS.
> GnuPG is one of the success stories that would do well to show
>people on "the other side" the advantage of free software.

I completely agree on that. But sometimes it takes time...

Hideki Saito