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:

Description

*.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.

Dave

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by Russell Keith-Magee

Component: User ExperienceUncategorized
milestone: 1.2
Needs documentation: unset
Needs tests: unset
Owner: set to nobody
Patch needs improvement: unset
Triage Stage: UnreviewedAccepted

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by Jacob

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

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

Milestone 1.2 deleted

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