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

Koos Zevenhoven k7hoven at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 06:59:22 EST 2017

On Nov 12, 2017 14:21, "Paul Moore" <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:


> Virtualenvs are a hard tool to use for beginners.

Agreed. Genuine beginners just install Python, then use it. If they
install extra packages, they want them to be available to all of their


>From personal experience, ​I do have to say that for my day-to-day normal
python *use*, I try to use a single environment (the default miniconda one)
for everything. Most of the time, that's enough. I suppose that makes me a
genuine beginner :-). Being able to conveniently installing a package into
the current environment from within any interactive interpreter would
definitely improve the beginner experience, I would say.


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