python vs pythonw
has.temp3 at virgin.net
Fri Nov 30 13:09:51 CET 2007
On 30 Nov, 06:16, "Martin v. Löwis" <mar... at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> > New to mac. I have leopard. What's the difference between python and
> > pythonw? So far (which isn't very far) I can't tell the difference.
> IIUC, pythonw is linked with the WindowManager library, so it can do
> GUI operations; python can't.
True for Python 2.3.x and earlier. This limitation went away in 2.4,
however, and pythonw is now kept around solely for compatibility with
older scripts that still refer to it.
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