[Python-Dev] New Windows installer for Python 3.5
ncoghlan at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 16:12:18 CET 2015
On 7 January 2015 at 00:12, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Jan 2015 23:56:30 +1000
> Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> "pip" is problematic on Linux as well (due to the pip/pip3 split at
>> the system level). Hence this section in the stdlib docs:
> Why doesn't it recommend "pip3.4", etc. instead? Am I missing something
> about it?
Those assume a pip-binary-per-Python-implementation model which isn't
a valid assumption once Jython, PyPy, etc come into consideration.
Indirecting through the Python implementation name helps ensure
compatibility with a wider range of scenarios.
Nick Coghlan | ncoghlan at gmail.com | Brisbane, Australia
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