Pysol Solitaire for Windows wanted

Alan Winston awinston at scn.org
Tue Sep 10 20:10:56 CEST 2002


> There are bugs in the Windows code for the latest version
> (4.80). IIRC, it also depended on a version of Tk which isn't the
> standard. None of the problems were impossible to solve, but they were
> a mild pain, and the result is *not* the same as the original, as the
> supplied .pyc file is somehow built as a single file from multiple
> source files.

Ah.

> The author is also effectively uncontactable, which makes getting
> fixes included in the source pretty much impossible.
>
> It's a real pain, as PySol is a really good program. If anyone could
> package it up again, I'm sure the result would be of value to a lot of
> people...

The update list included with the file encourages us to wait for version 5.

I think I will go on waiting, using the available ( "Try going to
http://www.gamehippo.com and search for pysol." ) PySol 4.60 in the
meantime.



Thanks,


Alan





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