Active Python versions
Tom Del Rosso
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Mon Jun 19 23:01:50 CEST 2006
Trent Mick <trentm at activestate.com> typed
> Tom Del Rosso wrote:
>> Why is the Windows msi install file for ActivePython-18.104.22.168 only
>> 15MB whereas the older msi file for ActivePython-22.214.171.124 was 19MB?
>> BTW, is that the prefered Python environment?
> Are you sure you are comparing the right packages? By my count:
> ActivePython-126.96.36.199-win32-x86.msi 19,053 KB
> ActivePython-188.8.131.52-win32-x86.msi 19,237 KB
> Note that the Windows *64-bit* builds are smaller (around 15MB)
> because they do not include PyWin32.
Thanks. I didn't notice the file name was wrong until I tried to install
Can I ask you about alternative environments? How do Active Python and IDLE
from python.org compare? I'm just starting out with it and I know they run
the same code but I don't want to have to change environments later.
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