[Pythonmac-SIG] Mac Python is DEAD

Charles Hartman charles.hartman at conncoll.edu
Wed Apr 19 01:07:34 CEST 2006

It seems to me that it would be a good idea to UNLINK this site  
(http://homepages.cwi.nl/~jack/macpython/) -- remove all links to it  
from pythonmac.org, to begin with. In fact, I'd call it urgent.

Charles Hartman

On Apr 18, 2006, at 4:59 PM, Advertising Department wrote:

> (I'm totally confused about the nine versions of python for Mac OS X,
> the defunct or just not updated for 2 years MacPython pages, the
> current state of the macintosh specific library modules, etc.)
> To give my 2 cents...
> It doesn't really matter about a logo, icon, or universal build. If
> there is no recent info on the OFFICIAL python.org linked web pages,
> most new users will think it's become defunct, and look no further.
> April 2, 2004 MacPython 2.3.3 for Jaguar and MacPython-OS9 2.3.3 have
> finally been released.
> And on April 18, 2006, having no other information, we must assume in
> the last two years it's become totally stale, defunct and forgotten.
> Too bad. I guess I'll have to mess around with Java or Ruby.
> Doing a Google search produces way too much antique information for a
> newbie to sort thru, and just re-inforces the implication that python
> on Mac is dead.
> COME ON GUYS, get something up on the web page. ANYTHING!!! Point us
> to this list and tell us you've been too busy to mess around with
> newbie info. De-link Jack's pages from the Main page, and put up a
> list of current resources.
> ANYTHING that shows current activity!!
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