Difference between ActivePython and Python.org

Neil Hodgson nyamatongwe+thunder at gmail.com
Wed Dec 14 22:13:27 CET 2005


S.Chang:

> Anyone knows the difference(s) between the Python binaries from 
> ActiveState and Python.org?

    As well as the differences mentioned by others, ActivePython does
not include SSL (Secure Socket Layer) and thus HTTPS support. It would 
be helpful if the ActivePython "What's Included" page listed which parts 
of the python.org distribution are not included.
http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/docs/ActivePython/2.4/about.html

    Neil



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