Any projects to provide Javascript-style client-side browser access via Python?

Alessandro Bottoni alessandro.bottoni at
Sat Aug 27 11:04:07 CEST 2005

Kenneth McDonald wrote: 
> So anyone know if there are projects underway on this?

As long as I know, Mozilla (as Firefox, Thunderbird and Sunbird) can host
Python as an internal scripting language thanks to PyXPCOM (the Python
binding to the XPCOM cross-platform COM technology used by Mozilla). In
this case, you have to recompile Mozilla from source to enable the PyXPCOM
support (that is: you will end up having a "custom" Mozilla to distribute
to your users).

Have a look at and and/or search for PyXPCOM
on Google.

(Most likely, something like that is available for Konqueror and others
Linux browsers, as well)


Alessandro Bottoni

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