[Tutor] Is python just a scripting language?

alan.gauld@bt.com alan.gauld@bt.com
Mon, 1 Nov 1999 17:31:02 -0000


> > There should be compiled scripts too - files ending in .pyc
> 
> Just FYI, they're not designed to protect the user from 
> reading them, and are easily 'uncompiled'.

Agreed, but they might be better than issuing the scripts 
as is if, say, a corporate standard prohibited issuing 
source code onto liive machines

> > into a big binary! (I think its only for Windows too)
> 
> Freeze also works on Unix.

Oh, OK. I've not looked closely as I have no need at present, 
but its nice to know

Alan g.