[Python-Dev] Download URL typo
steve at holdenweb.com
Wed Sep 20 03:14:12 CEST 2006
Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> Martin v. Löwis schrieb:
>>Michael Walter schrieb:
>>>in case noone didn't notice yet: the "Windows MSI Installer" link at
>>>http://www.python.org/download/releases/2.5/ points to Python 2.4!
>>Why is this a problem? The link is actually correct: The MSI
>>documentation is the same.
> I reconsidered. Even though the documentation was nearly correct
> (except that one limitation went away long ago), it's probably better
> to have the documentation state "2.5" throughout. So I copied it,
> changed the version numbers, and changed the links to refer to the
As I write the situation is an ugly mess, since the most visible link is
just plain wrong. The page
has a block at the top right whose last link is "Windows MSI installer".
That links to
which *also* has a block at the top right whose last link is "Windows
MSI installer". Unfortunately that takes you to
by which time you have completely lost contact with any style sheet, and
despite the potential infinite regress have still not located the
actual installer. The correct link is in-line:
I think the next time we redesign the web production system we should
take the release managers' needs into consideration. They should have a
simple form to fill in, with defaults already provided. As indeed should
many other people ...
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