[Python-Dev] Python for Windows??

Tim Golden mail at timgolden.me.uk
Wed Jun 24 22:05:10 CEST 2009

David H. Burns wrote:
> I downloaded what claims to be Python for Windows (3.01). The tutorial 
> brags a lot about how easy it is to learn, but the tutorials and 
> instruction seem to be for a Linux or Unix version. There are three 
> executable programs in the Python directory and no indication which 
> should be used to start Python. One opens a Dos-like window presumably 
> for  "command-line" entry. I can't make anything of it.

[as pointed out elsewhere, this is the wrong list for
this question, but just to get you going...]

The Python docs have a section on running Python
on Windows. This is the online version:


The .chm version should be in c:\python31\doc\python31.chm


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