*Newbie Question* --> Is it viable to distribute Python apps over the Internet?
DennisR at dair.com
Mon Apr 21 22:49:30 CEST 2003
"Jp Calderone" wrote
> It is unlikely you'll be able to get your app down to 800kB, though 3MB
> 4MB may be likely. If size is your main concern, I'd recommend simply
> bundling the Python runtime with your application. This will give you a
> "Hello world" that is 1kB or 2kB.
On Windows, which is where Visual Basic runs after all, a complete Python
hello world is 459 KB. 3-4 MB is *not* required. See the online builder
for constructing Python hello-world class executables at
A serious app (SpamAI below) is built differently and has much more code
than hello world. Current size is 797 KB. 800 KB *is* likely.
The python DLL is bundled as are all required PY files in both of the
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