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

Chris Barker chris.barker at noaa.gov
Thu Nov 16 14:15:27 EST 2017

On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 11:07 AM, Steve Dower <steve.dower at python.org>

> If you write such a PEP, please also research and write up the issues with
> modifying PATH on Windows (they're largely scattered throughout bugs.p.o
> and earlier discussions on python-dev).

Is anyone proposing doing anything new with that? (other than changing the

My preferred solution for this is to rename "py.exe" to "python.exe"

I was going to propose that in this thread, but then thought: "there has
GOT to be a reason why that reall obvious solution wan't done in the first
place", and didn't have time to go back and research it.

But if it's feasible from a technical and backward-compatible perspective,



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