[Python-ideas] Looking for input to help with the pip situation

Oleg Broytman phd at phdru.name
Fri Nov 10 06:41:59 EST 2017

On Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 09:50:22AM +0000, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> The biggest reason we don't add Python to PATH, as I understand it, is
> because we need to consider the implications of people having multiple
> versions of Python installed.

   Why not fix that the same way as on Unix -- by having versioned
executables: python27.exe, python35.exe? Then python.exe in PATH will be
from the most recent installed Python.

> Paul

     Oleg Broytman            http://phdru.name/            phd at phdru.name
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