[Pythonmac-SIG] ETA on MacPython 2.4?
daniel.keep at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 02:47:48 CET 2005
Bob Ippolito wrote:
> On Mar 20, 2005, at 12:59 AM, Daniel Keep wrote:
>> Hi all. Please be gentle--I use a PC.
>> I'm doing my third-year computer science project at university, and
>> we're in the early stages of requirements testing. That said, I'm
>> also trying to extol the virtues of Python upon the group, as I
>> honestly believe it will be the best language for our project.
>> But there's always a fly in the ointment: most of us are using PCs (I
>> run Windows+coLinux, and another member has Windows+BSD), but one
>> member uses Mac OSX. As a result, cross-platform compatibility is a
>> big issue for our program. Obviously, Python is great in this
>> respect, but we wanted to use Python 2.4. This is mainly because I
>> happen to really like generator expressions and decorators <g>.
>> Anyway, I was wondering if anyone knew in even a vague sense when
>> MacPython 2.4.1 will be released. I understand that Jack is waiting
>> on the PythonLabs 2.4.1 release, but even having a reasonably stable
>> preview release to work with in the meantime would be good. Will
>> 2.4.1 be out within the next few months, or should we start looking
>> at 2.3 instead?
>> Thanks for your time and patience with a heathen PC user.
> I can't speak for when Jack is going to distribute a Python 2.4.1
> binary release, but it compiles fine, and the Xcode developers tools
> are free, so there isn't much in your way of building your own Python
Nothing except that I don't have a Mac :P I only ask because the guy
with the Mac tried compiling it, but got a slew of compile errors. Not
too sure why, but I'll tell him at least one person has gotten it to
work. Thanks for the response.
More information about the Pythonmac-SIG