Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#12934 closed (wontfix)

Provide *.zip installs in addition to tarballs

Reported by: midnightdf Owned by: nobody
Component: Uncategorized Version: 1.1
Severity: Keywords: installer
Cc: Triage Stage: Accepted
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:


*.tar.gz files are not natively supported by Windows like they are for UNIX OSes. You might increase your userbase a bit by providing *.zip installers in addition to tarballs.


Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by russellm

  • Component changed from User Experience to Uncategorized
  • milestone set to 1.2
  • Needs documentation unset
  • Needs tests unset
  • Owner set to nobody
  • Patch needs improvement unset
  • Triage Stage changed from Unreviewed to Accepted

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by jacob

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

These days you really should be using pip or easy_install to install Django. Downloading the source is for people who want more control, and those people should be able to deal with a tarball.

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by jacob

  • milestone 1.2 deleted

Milestone 1.2 deleted

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