Sio serial module install problem with ActiveState

Chris Liechti cliechti at
Tue Jul 15 15:35:34 CEST 2003

Peter Hansen <peter at> wrote in 
news:3F13703C.C12392D6 at

> Conrad wrote:
>> pyserial seemed from it's docs
>> to require jython - which means pulling in a whole slew
>> of third-party DLLs for Java. 
> No!  Try PySerial first, for sure.  It does NOT require
> Jython, but does support it.  As the home page says,

thanks for defending pyserial :-)
what you're saying is of course correct.

> "It provides backends for stadard (sic) Python running 
> on Windows, Linux, BSD (possibly any POSIX compilant system) 
> and Jython.  The module named "serial" automaticaly (sic) 
> selects the appropriate backed (sic)."
> (Chris, if you'd like, I'll happily proofread that page
> and correct a few spelling errors for you. ;-)

ok thanks, i fixed those and a few other details.

Chris <cliechti at>

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