platform.py - Version 0.7.0 A Python module providing platform information APIs.
WHAT IT IS:
platform.py was intially developed for the mxCGIPython project to automate the creation of file names including platform specific data for users to be able to recognize and download the appropriate Python interpreter binary for their (or their ISPs) setup.
Since then the module has been extended and redesigned to provide a generic interface for querying platform information both in human readable form and for other application purposes through platform dependent special APIs.
platform.py supports (at least) these setups: most Windows setups, MacOS, various Linux distributions, various Unices, OpenVMS, Java VM and DOS.
WHAT'S NEW ?
Version 0.7.0 is the first new version after the intial release and update cycles last year.
WHERE CAN I GET IT ?
Documentation is provided through doc-strings and many comments in the source code, which can be found via my Python Pages:
WHAT DOES IT COST ?
It comes with a Python-style license, but is otherwise free for commercial and non-commercial use.
WHERE CAN I GET SUPPORT ?
Commercial support for all my packages, tools and other Python software will soon be available through my newly founded software company. Keep an eye open on this list for an announcement.
<P><A HREF="http://www.lemburg.com/~python/">platform.py 0.7.0</A> - generic platform information APIs. (22-Jan-2000)
== Marc-Andre Lemburg
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