[Python-Dev] Someons's put a "Python 2.8" on GitHub
wes.turner at gmail.com
Sat Dec 10 22:25:55 EST 2016
On Saturday, December 10, 2016, Wes Turner <wes.turner at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Saturday, December 10, 2016, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu
>> On 12/10/2016 5:28 PM, Wes Turner wrote:
>>> So forks with modules added or removed cannot be called Python?
>> Distributions that make parts of the stdlib optional are not forks. The
>> PSF Windows installer makes tcl/tk, tkinter, IDLE, and turtle? modules
>> Distributions that package additional modules with unmodified python x.y
>> are also, to me, not forks. But they are always given other names for the
>> combined package. ActiveState Python, Enthought Python, Anaconda
>> (Python). Separate names for separate distribution allow people to search
>> for particular distributions and discuss questions like "Which distribution
>> is best for purpose A?"
>> I am sure that ActiveState Software Inc. would not be happy if you
>> distributed Python + selected modules and called it 'ActiveState Python'
>> ;-), Some for other distributions.
> So there needs to be a prefix or a suffix?
> [prefix] Python
> Python [suffix]
What is the objective here?
>> Terry Jan Reedy
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