Python Prompt in DOS Window

Chris Gonnerman chris.gonnerman at
Tue Aug 20 14:33:35 CEST 2002

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Hansen" <peter at>

> Although in the context of the original question, this is quite true,
> I want to take the opportunity to point out Chris Gonnerman's
> "Alternative ReadLine"
> which *does* save the text to a file, specifically a pyhist.txt
> file in PYTHONHOME, as well as providing very useful comnmand line
> editing features normally missing from Win32 Python.
> Thanks Chris! :)

You're welcome... although, in all honesty I must give credit
for the "saves to a file" feature to Alex Martelli, who sent
me a patch for just that.

Chris Gonnerman -- chris.gonnerman at

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