Commercial Products in Python

namekuseijin namekuseijin at
Tue Oct 21 20:18:59 CEST 2008

On 21 out, 15:59, "Sebastian Bassi" <sba... at> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 2:50 PM, Paulo J. Matos <pocma... at> wrote:
> > I was just wondering, if you wish to commercialize an application
> > developed in Python, what's the way to go?
> You choose the conditions. Nothing in Python license prevents you of
> selling your work.
> > I guess the only way is to sell the source, right?
> No
> > This is because (and tell me if I am wrong):
> > 1) You can't sell an executable because Python doesn't compile to native
> > code (the usual approach, afaik);
> There are py2exe utilities to compile Python applications.

I believe those actually just package the bytecode together with a
specific interpreter in a single executable.

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