[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com
Tue, 9 Apr 2002 23:59:38 -0500

    >> If churning out a binary installer *suitable for a development
    >> branch* can be reduced to a few minutes, fine.  If not ...

    aahz> Seems to me that for dev releases, there's no need for a "Windows
    aahz> installer".  A zip file that contains the necessary install tree
    aahz> ought to be sufficient.

I think the contention was implicitly that many people who might be able to
help test development releases couldn't because they lack the necessary
tools to build from source.