The REALLY bad thing about Python lists ..

Ben Wolfson rumjuggler at
Wed May 17 18:25:57 EDT 2000

On 17 May 2000 15:44:56 -0500, Glyph Lefkowitz
<glyph at> wrote:

>Jeff Bauer <jbauer at> writes:
>> Glyph Lefkowitz wrote:
>> > The point being, of course, more Linux users have 
>> > tar than Windows users have WinZip, and more Linux
>> > users have Python than Windows users do; but I am 
>> > sure that GNU tar is downloaded less than WinZip.
>> Why does this matter?  Python for Windows is available 
>> (py152.exe) as a self-extracting .exe file.
>MySoftware for Windows is not available as a self-extracting .exe
>file, however ;-).  I am currently working on a way to get the entire
>thing installed by haivng a single .pyw file that grabs all the other
>files it needs from my website, but until then, it comes in a .zip.
>Which people have to unarchive, somehow.

But what's so great about winzip, anyway?  Lots of windowses come with
pk(un)zip or (un)zip.

Barnabas T. Rumjuggler

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