[pyxl] xlrd 0.7.2 released!

python-excel at raf.org python-excel at raf.org
Thu Feb 23 00:15:01 CET 2012


Chris Withers wrote:

> On 22/02/2012 00:37, python-excel at raf.org wrote:
> >was good for previous versions. two reasons that spring to mind
> >immediately are:
> >
> >  - it makes it much easier to tell what version is installed
> >  - it makes it much easier to uninstall the package
> >
> >i know that both of these are things that the python community
> >does not yet seem to find useful but everyone else seems to.
> 
> That's because it's no longer best practice to polute the global
> python installation by installing packages directly into it.
> 
> The recommended wisdom nowadays is to use a virtualenv and then pip
> install the package.
> 
> I believe that will give you everything you need, please explain if
> it doesn't.
> 
> cheers,
> 
> Chris

thanks. i'm sure that'll do nicely.

cheers,
raf




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