[Python-Dev] Re: Planning to drop gzip compression for future releases

Paul F. Dubois paul at pfdubois.com
Sun Sep 19 08:05:28 CEST 2004

Some of this discussion has wandered into the 'we are all competent 
computer people here so what is the problem going to get x and 
installing it' line of reasoning.

Many Python users are not very good at computing. If they know how to 
install Python now why make that disappear? The fact that in
principle they could manage somehow if we didn't provide a zip file 
doesn't mean they should have to. It just isn't a big deal on our end.

Not only are batteries included, but we have several sizes to fit your 

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