Is Python Dead?

Chris Gonnerman chris.gonnerman at newcenturycomputers.net
Mon Jul 2 15:06:02 CEST 2001


----- Original Message -----
From: "Alex Martelli" <aleaxit at yahoo.com>


> "Chris Gonnerman" <chris.gonnerman at newcenturycomputers.net> wrote in
message
> news:mailman.994049882.30354.python-list at python.org...
>     ...
> > When am I forced?  Sadly it seems that integrating any other language
> > directly into MS Access is out of the question.  (Am I wrong?  Someone
> > please tell me if I am!)
>
> Depends what you mean by "directly".  With COM and ActiveScripting,
> it's generally not a problem to use Python or other AS-compliant languages
> with any Office or other Automation-enabled app, albeit with a simple
> passage through VBA or VBScript.

Define "simple"... what I want is to drop in Python in place of VBA.  I'm
still not sure it's possible.

> > The only other time is when I must work with dBase tables... but I would
> > hardly typify that as not being "good database support".
>
> http://www.stud.ifi.uio.no/~larsga/download/python/

I can't get this URL to work... I am getting Forbidden errors.







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