*Newbie Question* --> Is it viable to distribute Python apps over the Internet?

Cameron Laird claird at lairds.com
Tue Apr 22 03:03:07 CEST 2003

In article <mailman.1050968618.16005.python-list at python.org>,
Gerhard Häring  <gh at ghaering.de> wrote:
>Denis Agar wrote:
>> I guess I understand the situation then. Is there any way to use a GUI
>> that most people already have such as the ones employed by Visual
>> Basic or Visual C++?
>VB's GUI code is likely in the VB runtime. With "VC GUI" you likely mean 
>the MFC classes, which are usually in the MFC42.DLL. It can be used from 
>Python via the win32 extensions, which are a relatively slim download.
>But looking at the included examples, I wouldn't want to develop a GUI 
>using the win32 extensions, as it's basically hardcore win32 API 
Let's note, though, that there are several contributors
to c.l.p who speak with comfort about having delivered
applications to customers coded in Python against MFC.
Gerhard and I haven't, but apparently it's not infeasible.

Cameron Laird <Cameron at Lairds.com>
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