Win32 extensions no go on Win 95
davidf at sjsoft.com
Fri Jul 9 11:51:53 CEST 2004
Hans-Joachim Widmaier wrote:
> Tim Golden <tim.golden at viacom-outdoor.co.uk> wrote in message news:<mailman.101.1089282199.5135.python-list at python.org>...
>>1) I believe the core Python stuff should install on any Win9x.
> Yes, core Python runs well.
>>2) I seem to remebmerthat Mark Hammond (author of pywin32) stated a little
>> while back that he could no longer sustain compatibility
>> for Win95.
> This is news to me. Bad news.
>> Should be possible to install / build older pywin32
>> versions from Mark's Python homepage:
> That would be my last-straw option: Use an old version of
> Python/win32all and backport my program. Not something I'm very fond
Surely you don't need a much older version of Python? Just an older
version of win32all. That shouldn't require much backporting. It may be
easier to forward-port an old win32all to a new Python than to backport
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