[Python-Dev] Re: FWD: Re: Problem w/ IDLE on Win2000
james.kew at btinternet.com
Wed Aug 6 20:48:49 EDT 2003
"Guido van Rossum" <guido at python.net> wrote in message
news:20030806141508.C32531 at starship.python.net...
> The default path is \python23 for a reason. Why do people
> ignore the default? I wouldn't call it a bug, at most a caveat.
IMHO, it's a bug if:
a) the user is allowed to change the installation default, but
b) the installation (or part of it) fails to work correctly if he does.
I find the \pythonxx default more useful for what I do, but installing to
the Program Files directory is pretty idiomatic for Windows users; why
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