[PythonCE] Python within another application
jsalter at cse.unsw.edu.au
Tue May 17 11:50:29 CEST 2005
Thanks for the prompt advice Fuzzy.
Getting into the guts of python may be acceptable, depending on whether its
going to be worth it.
Anyone willing to indulge me even further by mounting a case for python in
favour of a VBScript / Jscript host (apart from the fact that VBScript is
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mike at pcblokes.com [mailto:mike at pcblokes.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, 17 May 2005 7:18 PM
> To: James Salter
> Cc: pythonce at python.org
> Subject: Re: [PythonCE] Python within another application
> Quoting James Salter <jsalter at cse.unsw.edu.au>:
> > Hi all.
> > A few years back I implemented Python scripting in a win32 ftp client. I
> > was wondering if the procedure would be similar, or possible, on a CE
> > James
> The issue is whether the C API is exposed in the same way. The answer is
> probably *yes* - as it is just a port of the main python distribution.
> (I have no experience of this - so this is all conjecture of course).
> I think your main problem will be resource consumption on the limited
> If you cut down the python interpreter to only include the bare
> essentials (get
> rid of some of the embedded modules etc) then it would be more viable.
> That may
> entail more work in the Python source code than you are up for though.
> Best Regards,
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