I have contributed Python to the standard Cygwin distribution. ... Cygwin's setup.exe will automatically install Cygwin Python the next time one installs or updates from a mirror.
tim@CJ569191-B ~ $ type python python is /usr/bin/python
tim@CJ569191-B ~ $ python -c "print 'Good show!'" Good show!
tim@CJ569191-B ~ $
I have nothing to add to what Cygwin Python said <wink>.
hard-to-believe-any-real-program-runs-on-a-win98se-box-ly y'rs - tim