Windows URL protocol handler in python?

John J. Lee jjl at
Tue Aug 17 17:30:25 EDT 2004

"john.burton at" <john.burton at> writes:

> Is there a way to make a handler in python presumably using the win32
> extensions to handle URLS of a specific type when they are given to
> windows?
> For example if I want to handle
> myprotocol://server/id
> using my own python program?
> Any suggestions or references would be appreciated.

Maybe pywin32 can do it.  Probably ctypes can do it.

Read up on COM monikers (eg. Essential COM by Don Box).


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