Python use with browsers?

Maan M. Hamze mmhamze at
Wed Aug 22 15:37:05 CEST 2001

The win32all implementation installs the Python ActiveX scripting engine.
This means that it can be used in ASP pages without the need for any client
to have Python installed.  In cases like that, Python should be installed on
the server only where Python is run.

"Steve Holden" <sholden at> wrote in message
news:sADg7.100020$rV6.4877746 at
> "David Lees" <deblnonospammy at> wrote in message
> news:3B82FB32.258CB937 at
> > Is there a way to run Python the way Java is run from a browser?  I
> > assume Jython lets you do this?  But I am wondering if there is some
> > sort of Python VM plug-in that that allows a browser to execute Python?
> >
> > I have written some Python code that is being ported to Java, because of
> > the Java/Browser tie in and am wondering about ways the code could be
> > used directly.
> >
> The ActivePython implementation, or standard Windows Python with the
> win32all extensions, allow you to use Python as an ActiveScripting
> However, you will need to be able to guarantee that all your clients have
> Python installed: is this something under your control?
> regards
>  Steve
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