[Python-Dev] No more releases of MacPython-OS9?

Christoph Becker-Freyseng webmaster at beyond-thoughts.com
Fri Jan 16 12:33:05 EST 2004


I'm very sorry I just posted my reply to python-list instead of python-dev.

Christoph Becker-Freyseng


ack Jansen wrote:

> On 15-jan-04, at 22:27, Aahz wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 15, 2004, Jack Jansen wrote:
>>> 2. Buy an Installer VISE license. If I read
>>> <http://www.mindvision.com/pricing.asp> correctly this would cost $500
>>> per year, probably for the next 2 years. This will only happen if
>>> someone else comes up with the money: I don't have it...
>> Looks like 2.3 is the latest release currently available.  There've been
>> a lot of bugfixes since then.  Do you have any download statistics for
>> the OS9 version?  (I.e. rough idea of how many people care.)
> I have now:-)
> I'm a bit surprised at the results: MacPython-OS9 is a *lot* more 
> popular than I had thought.... Over the last few months I see about 
> 6000 MacPython downloads per month from my site (I didn't check 
> versiontracker and such, that'll be a couple hundred more, I guess). 
> For december the breakdown is 2000 downloads for 10.2, 2000 downloads 
> for 10.3 and 1700 downloads for OS9. The other 300 are various things 
> like source and such. 10.2 downloads are slowly declining, 10.3 
> downloads increasing.
> But the fact that 30% of the MacPython users are still downloading the 
> OS9 binary really surprises me...
> So it seems MacPython-OS9 does have a place, still... 

What about asking if someone of these Mac Users has such a license?

Christoph Becker-Freyseng

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