New to pyton. Maybe a dumb question?

Michael P. Soulier msoulier at
Wed Nov 7 06:01:52 CET 2001

On Tue, 06 Nov 2001 23:55:36 -0800, Cliff Pruitt <mail at> wrote:
> I'm a little confused starting off.  Is it possible to create an application
> with Python that will run on any machine or doe sthe client machine have to
> have a python interperater installed?  I'm kind of lost as to how this all
> works.

    These are not mutually exclusive. You can run a python program on any
machine where the interpreter has been ported. Or, you can use the
tool to generate C code that you can compile on any of those platforms. 

    Perhaps if you told us what you had in mind first?


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