Python Plans from ActiveState

Gordon McMillan gmcm at
Mon May 15 14:52:58 EDT 2000

Aahz Maruch <aahz at> wrote:

>Mark Hammond <mhammond at> wrote:

>>....  I agree the registry sucks, but IMO
>>a global environment sucks even more!

><confuzzled look>  Correct me if I'm wrong, but environment 
>are *not* global in my experience.  

It's cultural. Win9x'ers are trained to set them in autoexec.bat, and 
NT'ers in the System applet.

You can write silly .bat files to get past this, but then Windows 
users compain about the flashing console windows.  So you can write 
a .pif file, or do the same from a .pyw or ...

ool-ly y'rs

- Gordon

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