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Python, Be Bold!

On Mon, 6 Jan 2020, 20:50 Rhodri James, <rhodri at kynesim.co.uk> wrote:

> On 01/01/2020 07:22, Abdur-Rahmaan Janhangeer wrote:
> > -- Self-updating Python distributions
> Microsoft have proved time and again that this is a really good thing if
> you want to piss off your customer base.  Let's not.

Nooooo if you read the thread (please do it), that's the 4th time i'm
saying it's a bad idea

> > -- Distributions which notify about new releases
> Surely this is the OS's package management system's job?

In windows for example, the interpreter/VM and package manager is referred
to as a dustribution

> -- Easy compilation to python-specific executable (.pyz is a good
> candidate)
> Don't we already have .pyc files?

See the draft thread where pep441 enounces archives' advantages

> -- More robust native Gui facilities
> Why is this a core Python issue?  GUIs are inherently OS-specific
> (including those OSes -- or lack of OSes -- which have no graphical
> interface).

This is an issue which requires it's own thread.