osdir.com


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[Python-Dev] why is not 64-bit installer the default download link for Windows?



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Python-Dev <python-dev-bounces+tritium-
> list=sdamon.com at python.org> On Behalf Of Paul Moore
 
> Why not just have a second button, "Download Python 3.7.0 (64-bit)"
> alongside or below the "Download Python 3.7.0" button? People who
> don't know the difference will just ignore it, people who do will be
> able to choose straight from the main download page.
> 

I think this is the solution.

* If you don't know your architecture, 32-bit will mostly work so should
remain the default (I say most, not all, since there are windows versions
that run on ARM, but I think you can only install software through the store
on those anyways.)

* It's not exposed in the download drop down at all that x64 editions exist
for those who know they want it.  The drop down is wide enough to support a
second download button.

> Paul
> _______________________________________________
> Python-Dev mailing list
> Python-Dev at python.org
> https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-dev
> Unsubscribe: https://mail.python.org/mailman/options/python-dev/tritium-
> list%40sdamon.com