[Pythonmac-SIG] Installing wxPython with ActivePython and OSX
charles.hartman at conncoll.edu
Tue Apr 25 02:13:22 CEST 2006
On Apr 24, 2006, at 7:53 PM, Bob Ippolito wrote:
> On Apr 24, 2006, at 4:47 PM, Charles Hartman wrote:
>> Thanks to Chris, Kevin, and Bob. Yes, I should have changed the
>> thread name. I stayed with it because it's where Kevin posted the
>> good news about wxPython.
>> Maybe I'm missing something, but isn't it awfully silly to have
>> these competing versions around, with names and apparent pedigrees
>> similar enough so that, for instance, if somebody stumbles onto
>> this list asking about problems with "this new Universal binary of
>> Python 2.4 I just installed," it won't take two rounds of messages
>> even to find out what version it is? How anyone could guess that
>> pythonmac.org/packages has the current best while the one at
>> python.org/download/releases is obsolete, is beyond me. This is
>> not doing any good for all the fine bring-in-the-newbies work
>> that's been going on (revivified website, spanking new icons, etc).
> Well no kidding. I don't personally have access to the python.org
> server and neither does Ronald. I don't think either of us asked
> for it to be posted there, it wasn't ready at the time. I'm not
> sure who's supposed to fix it either.
I've filed a site bug report on python.org.
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