[Python-Dev] why is not 64-bit installer the default download link for Windows?
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Mon Jul 9 22:54:37 EDT 2018
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> From: Python-Dev <python-dev-bounces+tritium-
> list=sdamon.com at python.org> On Behalf Of Paul Moore
> Why not just have a second button, "Download Python 3.7.0 (64-bit)"
> alongside or below the "Download Python 3.7.0" button? People who
> don't know the difference will just ignore it, people who do will be
> able to choose straight from the main download page.
I think this is the solution.
* If you don't know your architecture, 32-bit will mostly work so should
remain the default (I say most, not all, since there are windows versions
that run on ARM, but I think you can only install software through the store
on those anyways.)
* It's not exposed in the download drop down at all that x64 editions exist
for those who know they want it. The drop down is wide enough to support a
second download button.
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