Where does my output go?
g.haering at ___skynamics.com.invalid
Wed Sep 5 18:01:06 CEST 2001
Michael Abbott wrote:
> "Maan M. Hamze" <mmhamze at pleiades.net> wrote in
> news:tpcfiohb7crq2c at corp.supernews.com:
>>"Michael Abbott" <michael at rcp.co.uk> wrote in message
>>news:Xns91139DA18A194michaelrcpcouk at 188.8.131.52...
>>>So, I write a small bit of Python (one line):
>>> print 'hello'
>>>I then run it from the command line:
>>I do not understand this step here. How are you running write as an
>>executable? and why is it printing Hello not hello?
> Oops. My mistake. I cut and pasted the output, but unfortunately, I
> didn't cut and paste the source code! The source code should, of course,
> print 'Hello'
> As to why running it from the command line (with or without a .py
> extension) works? Indeed, that is a mystery, one of the many mysteries of
> this <irony>marvellous</irony> operating system we use.
> It's something to do with how the .py extension is registered, I know
> that much.
C:\temp\e>copy con: write.py
1 Datei(en) kopiert.
Actually version 5 SP2 aka Windows 2000. Windows 9x/ME console is known
to be buggy.
g.haering at skynamics.com
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