python beginner problem(?)

Alan Illeman illemann at surfbest.net
Thu Feb 7 15:38:30 CET 2008


"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
> -- 
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Thanks Steve for both your replies.
Was (or is) python a piggyback for MFC?





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