ANN: ActivePython 220.127.116.11 is now available
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Sat Nov 15 02:52:25 CET 2008
On Nov 14, 6:02 pm, Trent Mick <tre... at activestate.com> wrote:
> I'm happy to announce that ActivePython 18.104.22.168 is now
> available for download from:
> ActivePython 22.214.171.124 is based on Python 2.6.0.
> What is ActivePython?
> ActivePython is ActiveState's binary distribution of Python. Builds for
> Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, HP-UX and AIX are made freely available.
> ActivePython includes the Python core and the many core extensions:
> zlib and bzip2 for data compression, the SQLite (sqlite3) database
> libraries, OpenSSL bindings for HTTPS support, the Tix GUI widgets for
> Tkinter, ElementTree for XML processing, ctypes (on supported platforms)
> for low-level library access, and others. The Windows distribution ships
> with PyWin32 -- a suite of Windows tools developed by Mark Hammond,
> including bindings to the Win32 API and Windows COM. See this page for
> full details:
> As well, ActivePython ships with a wealth of documentation for both new
> and experienced Python programmers. In addition to the core Python docs,
> ActivePython includes the full "What's New in Python" series, "Dive into
> Python", the Python FAQs & HOWTOs, and the Python Enhancement Proposals
> An online version of the docs can be found here:
> We would welcome any and all feedback to:
> activepython-feedb... at activestate.com
> Please file bugs against ActivePython at:
> On what platforms does ActivePython run?
> ActivePython includes installers for the following platforms:
> - Windows/x86
What about Vista? Do you need to use the Administrator account to
> - Mac OS X
> - Linux/x86
> - Solaris/SPARC
> - Solaris/SPARC 64-bit
> - Solaris/x86
> - Linux/x86_64 ("x86_64" is also known as "AMD64")
> - HP-UX/PA-RISC
> - AIX/PowerPC
> Extra Bits
> ActivePython releases also include the following:
> - ActivePython26.chm: An MS compiled help collection
> of the full ActivePython documentation set. Linux users of
> applications such as xCHM might find this useful. This package is
> installed by default on Windows.
> Extra bits are available from:
> Apologies for the delay. We were crazy-busy getting the Komodo 5.0
> release out. Check it out:
> Thanks, and enjoy!
> p.s. We hope to have ActivePython 3.0 builds out fairly soon.
> Trent Mick
> Python Tech Lead
> trentm at activestate.com
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