[Tutor] Starting python from a DOS prompt from any directory?

Bob Gailer bgailer at alum.rpi.edu
Mon Jan 1 23:11:39 CET 2007

Alan Gauld wrote:
> "Steve Oldner" <Steven.Oldner at LA.GOV> wrote
>> Alan, I work for a state government, so I'm not suppose to 
>> download PYTHON without submitting reasons and 
>> getting permissions.   
> Sure I understand that, but it looks from your post that 
> you have somehow managed to install Python. 
As I recall Steve said at the beginning that he ran Python from a 
network drive.
> If your 
> account has permissions to install any software then 
> you probably have permissions to set at least USER 
> level Environmenent Variables (You may not be able to 
> set them at SYSTEM level)
>> I'm an applications programmer working on SAP 
> I know the kind of set up, we have similar teams of 
> folks working on Siebel and Oracle.
> Alan G.
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Bob Gailer

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