[Chicago] Windows end-of-line and Python

Brian Curtin brian.curtin at gmail.com
Thu Mar 3 06:09:51 CET 2011

On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 21:10, Ken Wasetis [Contextual Corp.] <
ken.wasetis at contextualcorp.com> wrote:

>  When I have a client that runs python on Windows, the de facto, FOSS
> Python IDE that I use is the IDLE editor that either gets installed by the
> Windows installer (.exe) that you downloaded from python.org (check the
> Start menu) or that comes from installing the pywin32 package - can't recall
> which, but it's more than a Notepad replacement, if you haven't used it.  It
> has pythonic syntax highlighting and makes debugging your python script in a
> shell window that it can also open, a very trivial thing to do.  4 stars.
> This is what I'd have your client get used to using on Windows, if they have
> no interest in other, more robust editors.  Does the trick.
> Ken

IDLE comes with the standard python.org distribution. PythonWin comes from
the pywin32 project and it's also packaged with the ActiveState
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