which windows python to use?

James Stroud jstroud at ucla.edu
Thu May 11 22:29:45 CEST 2006


Brian Blais wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Are there any recommendations for which Windows python version to use?  
> I'd like to see a pros-and-cons description of each, given that 
> different uses might dictate different versions.  The versions I know 
> (and there are surely more) are:
> 
> 1) download from www.python.org
> 2) enthought
> 3) activepython
> 
> Are there advantages/disadvantages?  I have used enthought before, but 
> it seems as if they are not at 2.4, and may lag behind in versions 
> (which may not be a bad thing).
> 
> Any other recommendations?
> 
> 
>             thanks,
> 
>                 Brian Blais
> 
> 

Enthought does not play well with cygwin, I've noticed.

James

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