[Pythonmac-SIG] MacPython 2.3 docs are handy!

Ronald Oussoren oussoren at cistron.nl
Fri Aug 8 21:43:27 EDT 2003


On Friday, 8 August, 2003, at 19:32, Paul Berkowitz wrote:

> On 8/8/03 10:11 AM, "Lance E Sloan" <lsloan at umich.edu> wrote:
>
>> I just installed MacPython OSX 2.3 and used Package Manager to 
>> install the
>> documentation, PyObjC, and a couple other things.  It went smoothly.
>
> As a very new Pythonist, I've been noting the determined efforts of 
> many of
> you here (especially Jack) to get everything organized.
>
> My own concern is that I will ultimately wish to use a version of 
> Python
> which will work with no need for ordinary users to download anything
> whatsoever as long as they're using Panther when it's released. I can 
> live
> with that limitation. And if there are tools in MacPython that make 
> things
> easier or better for me while developing without losing that 
> capability,
> that sounds great. In fact, I can't imagine that otherwise there would 
> be
> any need for a separate MacPython, would there, if Panther contains 
> Python
> 2.3?

Apple doesn't include the GUI frontends (e.g. the IDE and Package 
Manager). IIRC Jack already stated that he wants to do a MacPython for 
Panther that contains only the bits that are not included by Apple.

Ronald




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