New submission from Karsten Tinnefeld:
When navigating https://www.python.org/ with a browser, in the main menu
fly-out Downloads/Download for Windows it suggests to download the 32 bit
version of the current 2.x and 3.x releases (leaving out the information that
the buttons provide 32 bit binaries).
Further, https://www.python.org/downloads/ repeats this pattern in its header
area "Download the latest version for Windows".
May I suggest that, depending on the User-Agent header, the menu offers 64 bit
versions of the interpreter and tools package by default in case the browser
suggests it is running on a 64 bit platform?
According to own tests and
http://www.useragentstring.com/pages/useragentstring.php, this should be
possible with a regexp like '(WOW|x)64' on at least IE, FF, Chrome and Edge.
nosy: Karsten Tinnefeld, docs@python
title: Detect Windows platform 32bit/64bit automatically
versions: Python 2.7, Python 3.7
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