ActivePython vs Python 3.1.1 for OSX?

Robert H sigzero at
Thu Oct 1 03:17:19 CEST 2009

On Sep 30, 9:07 pm, Jon Clements <jon... at> wrote:
> On 1 Oct, 00:51, Robert Hicks <sigz... at> wrote:
> > I am just curious which I should use. I am going to start learning
> > Python soon. Are they comparable and I just do a "eenie meenie minie
> > moe"?
> > Bob
> First off, a great choice of language to begin trying! Is it your
> first language (I'm guessing not), or do you come from another
> 'background'.
> Basically, Active is a possible 'superset' of the main distro. of
> Python. So, for Windows, for instance, it will offer com objects
> etc...
> I normally stick with the Python core, then use additional libraries
> where appropriate.
> Just my 2p,
> Jon.

Yes, I currently do my SA stuff in Perl. We added a product that uses
Python (and as a side my son wants to learn Blender) so I thought I
might look into it is as well.

Thank you for the reply.


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