what is the PythonWin

Trent Mick trentm at activestate.com
Tue Jul 3 20:56:08 CEST 2007

Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:
> 	PythonWin is (or was) part of the win32 extension library for
> Python. It is a separate download -- unless you downloaded the
> ActiveState Windows build of Python. The ActiveState build includes the
> win32 libraries and "PythonWin" (but lacks a few of the, otherwise
> standard, encryption stuff -- which can be copied from a comparable
> [version-wise] python.org release).

Note that it is no longer true that ActivePython does not include the 
standard encryption stuff (namely OpenSSL support for the socket module 
and the hashlib libraries). As of ActivePython full SSL support 
is available.


Trent Mick
trentm at activestate.com

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