Re: Which PYTHON Compiler

  • From: "Peter Donahue" <pdonahue1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 21:31:06 -0600

Hello Lloyd and listers,

    Looks like that narrows my choices down nicely. The answer was probably
right under my nose all the time. Talk to you later.

Peter Donahue


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lloyd Rasmussen" <lras@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2008 9:28 PM
Subject: RE: Which PYTHON Compiler


You would not want any of the Win64 versions, because you are not running
64-bit Windows and current screen readers don't support it.

Lloyd Rasmussen, Kensington, Maryland
Home:  http://lras.home.sprynet.com
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:programmingblind-
> bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Peter Donahue
> Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2008 9:55 PM
> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Which PYTHON Compiler
>
> Good evening again everyone,
>
>     I'm on the download page of:
> http://www.python.org
>
>     Our computers use Intel Processors. Mine is an HP and Mary's is a
> Gateway. Both machines run Windows XP with SP2. There are several PYTHON
> compilers for windows listed. They are:
>
>
> For x86 processors:
> python-2.5.1.msi
>
> For Win64-Itanium users:
> python-2.5.1.ia64.msi
>
> For Win64-AMD64 users:
> python-2.5.1.amd64.msi
>
>     Looking at the file extensions am I to assume that the same download
> is
> for all Windows machines, or are there differences between these
> compilers.
> Since our machines do not use AMD processors that eliminates one of these
> versions right there. Just want to be sure I'm installing the correct
> version of the compiler before I do so. First I need to upgrade both JAWS
> and Ed Sharp.
>
>     And while I'm at it is the same RUBYCompiler used for all flavors of
> Windows, or is there a particular version I need for Windows XP. Thanks
> again for your help.
>
> Peter Donahue
>

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