Making ActivePython and Python co-exist on Windows

Benjamin Kaplan benjamin.kaplan at
Sun Nov 7 21:34:38 CET 2010

On Sun, Nov 7, 2010 at 2:25 PM, CWC <cwc at> wrote:
> I'm new to Python.  Is it possible to make ActivePython 3.12 and
> Python 3.12 co-exist on Windows?  I've got an app which requires the
> former, but I want to stay with the latter, since I'm interested in
> getting into development.  The main area of collision appears to be
> the Registry.
> --

ActivePython is the same thing as the "normal" Python. They just
bundle the standard Python 3.1.2 distribution with a couple of extra
packages in a convenient installer for you.

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