On 15 March 2016 at 16:50, Michel Desmoulin email@example.com wrote:
Yes, but you are able to deal with those issues. And they happen rarely.
Agreed. One of the issues with the debates about whether to add Python to PATH by default was that the people involved - the Python core devs - were not at all typical users (they probably have multiple Python versions installed, and they are comfortable with technical details like PATH management, etc).
As Nick said, we need people like educators, with real experience of what the stumbling blocks for new users are, to provide a more realistic justification for the change. Maybe someone in this discussion could raise a feature request on bugs.python.org suggesting this gets changed?