win 2003 server

Ian Parker parker at
Sat Nov 6 09:01:01 CET 2004

In message <0-GdnfNAPrb1XxfcRVn-sw at>, Peter Hansen 
<peter at> writes
>Brad Tilley wrote:
>> Does Python run on Windows Server 2003?
>> only lists the 
>>  Python for Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000, ME, XP
>I'm fairly sure "Windows Server 2003" is in no way significantly
>different from one or more of the above items you list.  It's
>not like Microsoft has gone and developed yet another operating
>system!  It's a certainty that its biggest feature is that it
>will confuse some corporate buyers into "upgrading", thus boosting
>MS revenue for another quarter...
>If you have a copy, downloading and installing a copy of Python
>would be the most direct route to proving that theory.

Python certainly does run on Windows Server 2003, as does win32all (or 
whatever it's called nowadays).  Think of Windows Server 2003 is simply 
XP for servers.


Ian Parker

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