[Pythonmac-SIG] easy_install question

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 21:31:07 CEST 2007

Ronald Oussoren wrote:
> On Monday, April 23, 2007, at 02:46PM, "Ulysses Known" <gardenmadman at gmail.com> wrote:

>> Perhaps this is not possible, however I do see the following egg names
>> through google so I wonder if it is possible:
>> numpy-1.0.2.dev3507-py2.5-macosx-10.4-i386.egg
>> Thanks for your help.
> I'm not sure why numpy doesn't distribute a universal binary egg, that's rather user unfriendly if you ask me. Universal binaries are the best way to package software, users shouldn't have to worry about what CPU type they have in their machine.

Please be careful with accusations of user-unfriendliness. Whatever reference
Ulysses found, it certainly wasn't to any officially distributed egg.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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