[Python-Dev] Python as a Metro-style App

Neil Hodgson nyamatongwe at gmail.com
Sun Jan 8 01:12:08 CET 2012

Antoine Pitrou:

> When you say MoveFile is absent, is MoveFileEx supported instead?

   WinRT strongly prefers asynchronous methods for all lengthy
operations. The most likely call to use for moving files is

> Depending on the extent of removed/disabled functionality, it might not
> be very interesting to have a Metro port at all.

   Asynchronous APIs will become much more important on all platforms
in the future to ensure responsive user interfaces. Python should not
be left behind.


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