On Jun 3, 2013 9:45 PM, "Raymond Hettinger" <raymond.hettinger@gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anyone know what we would need to do to get Python in the Apple application store as a free App?
> The default security settings on OS X 10.8 block the installation of the DMG (or any software downloaded outside the app store).   A number of my students are having difficulty getting around it will help.
> If we were in the app store, installation and upgrade would be a piece of cake.

If you need another option, you could try installing Python via Homebrew ( http://brew.sh ). Homebrew itself is also easy to install.
(Although admittedly I haven't tried Homebrew's Python, but my experience with their other packages has been good.)