what is the PythonWin

Cameron Laird claird at lairds.us
Mon Jul 2 19:27:31 CEST 2007

In article <mailman.257.1183346269.22759.python-list at python.org>,
O.R.Senthil Kumaran <orsenthil at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
>* steveandleyla at gmail.com <steveandleyla at gmail.com> [2007-07-01 15:53:30]:
>> In PythonWin, select Tools | COM MakePy utility | Microsoft Speech
>> Object Library 5.1).
>> I can't find PythonWin .. Does anybody know what this is.  I have the
>> Python shell gui but no "PythonWin".
>PythonWin is a separate project by Mark Hammond providing win32 extensions for
I believe there's confusion afoot.

Pythonwin <URL: http://wiki.python.org/moin/PythonWin > is a
Python-oriented editor for Windows.  Mark bundles Pythonwin
with a couple of other equally-intriguing pieces to make
pywin32.  When I read, "win32 extensions for python", I think
of what Mark labels "win32api".  I'm reasonably certain that,
in this case, steve had in mind specifically the editor, and
*not* all of win32all--although he'll surely want to know that
the canonical way to retrieve it is as part of pywin32 as a

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