[Tutor] What's up with Python 2.5.1's IDLE?

ALAN GAULD alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Wed Sep 5 01:35:34 CEST 2007

>> The big downside is that these changes only apply to the current
>> environment. (Which is the point of an *environment* variable after 
>> all :-)
>I seem to remember there was a way (in the wds console) to set it
> permanent. Wasn't it 'EXPORT' or something?

I think you might be thinking about the Linux/Unix Bourne/Bash/Korn 
shell where export can be used to export an environment variable 
to the parent environment?

I'm not aware of any such command in anty version of DOS.
But then I'm hardly a DOS Guru either!

Alan G.

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