Running Python 2.3 on a Windows 2000 network

Peter Hansen peter at
Thu Aug 14 13:31:36 CEST 2003

Thomas Heller wrote:
> Peter Hansen <peter at> writes:
> > John Ochiltree wrote:
> >>
> >> Worked like a dream. I now have a shared python shell
> >
> > Can you check whether "import pythoncom" and "import pywintypes"
> > and (if you've installed the Win32 extensions) "import win32api"
> > all work?
> >
> > If these work without your having to do anything to the registry,
> > I'm curious about the installation process you used, since we
> > had to do additional steps to get the same result.
> You are aware that recently Mark changed things so the the registry is
> no longer used for importing?

No!  Thank you... my experience comes from setting this up with 
versions prior to the latest (or "recently" released ones) so
likely once we upgrade we can abandon the trickery.  Good to know.


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