Feedback wanted on programming introduction (Python in Windows)

Thad Smith ThadSmith at
Mon Nov 2 03:44:29 CET 2009

Richard Heathfield wrote:

> ... so I cheerfully installed it on the 
> user's desktop machine (Windows ME, would you believe), and then set 
> about configuring the reader, when... ouch! No PDF reader on the 
> machine. Not even an ancient Adobe version. Oh dear. Program suddenly 
> rendered completely useless for that person.

There is a Catch 22 for installing Adobe Reader from the Adobe site ( ) for the first time, without making a 
blind promise: "By clicking the Download button you agree to the License 
Agreements and Privacy Policies for the software included."  Guess what 
format the license agreement is in.  ;-)


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