Windows versions of Python---pros and cons?

P. Alejandro Lopez-Valencia dradul at
Sat Jun 22 03:40:57 CEST 2002

"Mark Hammond" <mhammond at> escribió en el mensaje
news:3D125B79.6090903 at
> Chris Barker wrote:
> > On that note: does anyone know if there is a way to turn a Python
> > into something that acts like an application on Windows...without
> > resorting to Py2exe and the like. What I want is something just
> Add the .py extension to your PATHEXT environment variable, and you
> execute "" at the command prompt.  Like much of Windows, this is
> based on the extension rather than file attributes.

Ehem! :) This only works in WINNT class OSs that use cmd.exe as their
default command line processor. Lowly DOS32 OSs such as the Win98
mentioned by the OP, that only have, just can't.

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