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Welcome to Python/2: Python for OS/2!
What do we do here?
This page is a gathering area for those who are using the Python
programming language under IBM's OS/2 operating system. We provide
answer questions and distribute add-on
modules that any of you might wish to donate to the site, all
specific to the OS/2 port of Python.
We seek to minimize differences from the main distribution version
at www.python.org and to avoid
adding non-portable extensions where possible. Any add-on modules
should at least strive to be generic and submitted to
ftp.python.org for possible
Current Status of Python
As of June 27th, 1999, Python/2 is now available
at version 1.5.2, with all the offical patches as of that date. I've
also updated the HTML documentation to the latest available at that time.
On August 7th, 2000, I added the Python extension module 'zlib'. Just
grab the file zlib.zip and place it in your
The prior version of 1.5.1 will be kept online for a while, for those
The full source is available on these pages and should be easily
recompilable under IBM Visualage C/C++. I've not tried it under
other compilers nor do I provide a makefile for such.
- The primary site for official Python news is at
- We did not create the language nor do we sell it or provide commercial
services here. The Python language itself is available with full
source for free download and without warranty. We simply like the
language and hope you do too.