Distributing programs

Jeff Schwab jeffrey.schwab at rcn.com
Sun Oct 2 17:39:22 CEST 2005


Jason wrote:
> A non-python programming friend of mine has said that any programs made 
> with Python must be distributed with, or an alternative link, to the 
> source of the program.
> 
> Is this true?

Sorta, but not really.  Typically, you might distribute the source (.py) 
  files, but if you don't want to do that, you can distribute the 
compiled .pyc files instead.  Python creates these files automatically 
when your modules are imported.



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