[Python-Dev] PEP 397 (Python launcher for Windows) reference implementation

Mark Hammond skippy.hammond at gmail.com
Mon Jul 4 08:27:17 CEST 2011

On 4/07/2011 3:59 PM, Greg Ewing wrote:
> Mark Hammond wrote:
>> On 2/07/2011 7:08 PM, Vinay Sajip wrote:
>>> perhaps we could remember the last non-launcher association when we
>>> install the launcher,
> It might be better to look in the registry for other Python
> installations and ask the user which one to restore if there
> is more than one. Trying to restore the "last" one would be
> prone to breakage if the user didn't uninstall versions in
> precisely the reverse of the order of installation.

While that makes alot of sense, the fact we are already "broken" in 
exactly the same way means I hope we can treat the restoration of 
associations as a separate issue - a worthwhile one, but not a 
pre-requisite for this PEP being approved.



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