Web-based client code execution

Paul Watson pwatson at redlinepy.com
Mon Nov 21 04:03:43 CET 2005

Kent Johnson wrote:
> Stephen Kellett wrote:
>> In message <1132342910.799932.58720 at g44g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>, 
>> Steve <steve.morin at gmail.com> writes
>>> AJAX works because browsers can execute javascript.  I don't know of a
>>> browser that can execute python.  Basically your stuck with java or
>>> javascript because everything else really isn't cross platform.
>> ActiveState do a version of Python that can run in a script tag like 
>> JavaScript and VBScript. This requires Windows Scripting Host. They 
>> also do a similar thing for Perl, not sure about TCL.
> See
> http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/msg/2d34acee66b40830
> Kent

Please correct my misunderstanding if I am wrong, but I thought that 
this runs server-side only and requires Microsoft IIS as the httpd 
server.  Is that correct?

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