Distributing Python apps

Cameron Laird claird at lairds.com
Fri Jan 3 17:15:46 CET 2003

In article <3NhR9.5535$8n5.1039045 at news20.bellglobal.com>,
Norman Skrzypinski <zypin at sympatico.ca> wrote:
>Hi, all.
>I'm a retired mainframer.  I've designed several financial software
>applications and I'm looking around for a suitable language to use to code
>I've spent the last couple of months investigating Visual Basic, Visual C++,
>Euphoria, Python and Perl.  I like Python, but I'm put off by the
>pain-in-the-rear methods of creating standalone Python applications.  Isn't
>this a serious shortcoming that should receive a lot of immediate attention?
>Is there a developer-friendly builder-installer in the works?

Let's clarify the discussion.  I gather your target
users rely on Win*; is that correct?  Is it py2exe
or Gordon's installer (or both) that you find
unfriendly?  Have you found an analogue in the Perl
world that suits you?

Cameron Laird <Cameron at Lairds.com>
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