The $HOME of Windows.

Carlos Gaston Alvarez cgaston at
Fri Sep 21 13:26:42 CEST 2001

If you dont care it to be readable (txt) you can use diccionaries that are
stored in disk.
And for managin multiple users you use something like:


as key



----- Original Message -----
From: "Gillou" <nospam at>
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Sent: Friday, September 21, 2001 1:12 PM
Subject: The $HOME of Windows.

> Hi,
> This is not pure Pyhtonic problem but...
> I'm looking for a place to store user settings in a portable Python app.
> For Unix users, I use ~/.myapp.defaults
> What's the equivalent for Windoze (I don't want to use the registry).
> Knowing that the path to this "My documents" folder depends on wether it's
> Win98, Win2000 (...) and on the locale.
> --Gillou
> --

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