[Python-Dev] [RELEASED] Python 3.4.0b2
d2mp1a9 at newsguy.com
Mon Jan 6 04:32:15 CET 2014
On Sun, 5 Jan 2014 21:09:53 -0600, Tim Peters wrote:
> [Bob Hanson]
> > Forgive me, but I'm an old man with very poor vision. Using my
> > magnifying glass, I see it is two very long URLs ending with
> > something like after the blah-blah: < ... akametechnology.com>
> > More precisely, these two IP addresses:
> > 22.214.171.124:80
> > 126.96.36.199:80
> C:\Code>ping -a 188.8.131.52
> Pinging a23-59-190-113.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com
> [184.108.40.206] with 32 bytes of data:
> So it's just Akamai caching content. Common as mud. Can't say
> specifically what was being cached, but it _could_ be that your ISP
> contracts with Akamai.
Still not following *why* this should be happening. I was
installing from my harddrive -- nothing needed to be cached as
far as I was concerned. Indeed, I would normally think I could
install while offline -- and often do on my PCs which are
Still wondering why, all of a sudden after years of using a
firewalled msiexec.exe, I get it now trying to connect out while
installing 3.4.0b2 from my harddrive...?
> > > My firewall didn't complain when I installed 3.4.0b2 on Windows.
> > I don't use the Windows firewall, and I have mine sent to block
> > all apps connecting in or out unless I make specific rules for
> > them. I have never authorized C:/Windows/System32/msiexec.exe to
> > connect in or out (and it didn't ;-) ).
> Same here on both counts. We're getting nowhere with admirable speed ;-)
So, we just need to make some distance -- our speed is good? ;-)
Less non-seriously, thanks for all the help, Tim (and others) --
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