Python use with browsers?

Steve Holden sholden at
Wed Aug 22 03:08:57 CEST 2001

"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 language.
However, you will need to be able to guarantee that all your clients have
Python installed: is this something under your control?


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