python beginner problem(?)

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Thu Feb 7 15:07:41 CET 2008


Alan Illeman wrote:
> "Steve Holden" <steve at holdenweb.com> wrote in message
> news:mailman.424.1202352008.9267.python-list at python.org...
>> Steve Holden wrote:
>>> Alan Illeman wrote:
>>>> Win2k Pro - installed python: ok
>>>>
>> [...]
>>>> =================================================
>>>>>>> C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\pythonwin\pywin\mfc\object.py:
>>>> 23: DeprecationWarning: raising a string exception is deprecated
>>>>   raise win32ui.error, "The MFC object has died."
>>>> pwd=secret;database=master;uid=sa;server=mpilgrim
>>>> =================================================
>>>>
>>>> DiveIntoPython example 2.1 result:
>>>> server=mpilgrim;uid=sa;database=master;pwd=secret
>>>>
>>>> ..which I realise is essentially the same (except for order).
>>>>
>>>> I haven't ever (not that I remember) installed MFC.
>>>>
>>>> Help!
>>>>
>> [...]
>>> I am hugely surprised to find that PythonWin apparently raises string
>>> exceptions: this is an old programming technique, which should have been
>>> removed from anything designed to run on Python 2.5. That is why you see
>>> the message: it's only a warning, so you can ignore it. I am copying
>>> Mark on this message in case he's unaware of the issue.
>> [...]
>>
>> In a private reply Mark Hammond says he will fix this in the next
>> release - thanks for the report!
>>
>> regards
>>   Steve
>> -- 
>> Steve Holden        +1 571 484 6266   +1 800 494 3119
>> Holden Web LLC              http://www.holdenweb.com/
> 
> Thanks Steve for both your replies.
> Was (or is) python a piggyback for MFC?
> 
> 
You are supposed to be able to access the MFC classes through PythonWin, 
but I have never personally bothered because MFC is too horrible to 
tangle with.

regards
  Steve
-- 
Steve Holden        +1 571 484 6266   +1 800 494 3119
Holden Web LLC              http://www.holdenweb.com/




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