[python-win32] differences between ActiveState Python and Standard Python + win32all?

Scott Prive scottprive at earthlink.net
Thu Apr 17 20:05:59 EDT 2003

Thanks Bob.

Is there a command to query Python modules to see what "version" it at?
In other words, a method I can use to track how far behind my installed

thanks.. -Scott

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Gailer" <bgailer at alum.rpi.edu>
To: "Scott Prive" <scottprive at earthlink.net>; <python-win32 at python.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 17, 2003 6:19 PM
Subject: Re: [python-win32] differences between ActiveState Python and
Standard Python + win32all?

> At 06:08 PM 4/17/2003 -0400, Scott Prive wrote:
> >If I am not misunderstanding, for Windows users there are two platforms
> >win32 programming? One is ActiveState, and the other is standard
> >with Mark's win32all extension.
> >
> >Do I have this correct?
> >
> >If so, should I use one over the other and/or are there major differences
> >(within the context of win32 programming). I grabbed the AS installer
> >because it's all in one.
> AFAIK those are 2 ways to get the same thing. The only difference I know
> that Mark's changes will appear in his distribution first; it takes time
> for ActiveState to catch up.
> Bob Gailer
> bgailer at alum.rpi.edu
> 303 442 2625


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