[Python-ideas] Python 3000 TIOBE -3%

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Thu Feb 9 20:32:03 CET 2012

Sturla Molden, 09.02.2012 19:46:
> On 09.02.2012 19:36, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> I don't know much of this area, but maybe this is something where a
>> dynamic installer (along the lines of easy_install) might actually be handy?
> That is what NumPy and SciPy does on Windows. But it also means the
> "superpack" installer is a very big download.

I think this is an area where distributors can best play their role. If you
want Python to include SciPy, go and ask Enthought. If you also want an
operating system with it, go and ask Debian or Canonical. Or macports, if
you prefer paying for your apples instead.


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