[Python-Dev] PEP 514: Python registration in the Windows registry

Steve Dower steve.dower at python.org
Sat Jul 16 08:35:57 EDT 2016

Good catch, thanks.

Top-posted from my Windows Phone

-----Original Message-----
From: "Nick Coghlan" <ncoghlan at gmail.com>
Sent: ‎7/‎15/‎2016 23:53
To: "Steve Dower" <steve.dower at python.org>
Cc: "Python Dev" <python-dev at python.org>
Subject: Re: [Python-Dev] PEP 514: Python registration in the Windows registry

On 16 July 2016 at 08:20, Steve Dower <steve.dower at python.org> wrote:
> Backwards Compatibility
> -----------------------
> Python 3.4 and earlier did not distinguish between 32-bit and 64-bit builds
> in
> ``sys.winver``. As a result, it is possible to have valid side-by-side
> installations of both 32-bit and 64-bit interpreters.

The second sentence here seems like it should say "... it is not
possible ..." (since subsequent paragraphs explain that side-by-side
installs of 32-bit and 64-bit versions don't really work properly
until 3.5)


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia
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