ANN: ActivePython 2.4c1 is available

Trent Mick trentm at
Sat Nov 20 00:33:44 CET 2004

ActivePython 2.4c1 is now available from:

This is a release candidate matching the recently tagged core Python
2.4c1. Builds for Windows, Linux and Solaris are available.

We would welcome any and all feedback to:
     ActivePython-feedback at
Please file bugs against ActivePython at:

What is ActivePython?

ActivePython is ActiveState's quality-assured binary build of Python.
Builds for Windows, Linux and Solaris and made freely available.

ActivePython includes the Python core and core extensions (zlib 1.2.1,
bzip2 1.0.2, bsddb 4.2.52, Tk 8.4.4, and Tix 8.1.4). On Windows,
ActivePython includes the PyWin32 suite of Windows tools developed by
Mark Hammond, including the Pythonwin IDE, bindings to the Win32 API and
Windows COM; and more.

ActivePython also includes a wealth of Python documentation, including:
- the core Python docs;
- Andrew Kuchling's "What's New in Python" series;
- the Non-Programmer's Tutorial for Python;
- Mark Pilgrim's excellent "Dive into Python"; and
- a snapshot of the Python FAQs, HOWTOs and PEPs.

An online version of the docs can be found here:

Thanks, and enjoy!


Trent Mick
trentm at

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