HTMLHelp for Py2.3.1 (Was: Re: [Python-Dev] Py2.3.1)

Mark Hammond mhammond at
Fri Aug 29 14:56:12 EDT 2003

> [Thomas Heller]
> > What is the purpose of this registry entry
> >
> > HKLM\Software\Python\PythonCore\2.3\Help\Main Python Documentation ?
> I don't know.  Core Python doesn't use the registry for
> anything in normal
> operation, so I'm copying Mark Hammond (who probably set this
> key way back
> when for his own inscrutable <wink> reasons).

Yep - it is just there so tools can locate all installed Python
documentation.  Pythonwin grows its help list based on this, and lists its
.chm there.  I have idea if IDLE uses it.


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