Python or 4NT? With a question or two about popen()

Aahz aahz at
Mon Sep 13 22:55:08 CEST 2004

In article <95c29a5e.0409121552.af6bdba at>,
Robin Siebler <robin.siebler at> wrote:
>I have a bunch of command line tests that I need to automate.  I've
>run into too many bugs with the default Win2k command shell, so I need
>to either purchase 4NT or handle the logic and output processing with
>Python.  I'm looking for experiences, comments, problems, etc.

While I haven't done any Windows shell programming for years, I used to
be a heavy 4DOS user (and I think I actually purchased 4NT at one
point).  These days, I wouldn't even consider 4NT for anything serious.
Aahz (aahz at           <*>

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