[racket-dev] system-library-subpath etc. on windows 32-bit and 64-bit platforms?

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Fri Sep 23 02:18:37 EDT 2011

Yes, that's all correct. Although Microsoft now simply calls it the
"Windows" API, it used to be called "Win32".

At Thu, 22 Sep 2011 22:34:47 -0700, John Clements wrote:
> On Sep 22, 2011, at 10:22 PM, Neil Van Dyke wrote:
> > Matthew or someone can give an authoritative answer, but if this lets you 
> sleep tonight...  I suspect the "win32" in Racket is fine, and that Visual 
> Studio just has a backward-compatibility awkwardness in naming.
> > 
> > Win32 was the name of one of the generations of Windows API, and I believe 
> that umbrella now also includes the API when it is used for 64-bit targets.
> Many thanks: I suspect that it will in fact help me sleep tonight.
> John

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