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Wanted: something more Pythonic than _winreg.

Hello

I'm using the _winreg module to change Windows registry settings, but
its rather low level, and I'd prefer to be working with something more
Pythonic.

Does anyone have any recommendations ?
Jonathan
Oct 10 '08 #1
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Jonathan Fine wrote:
Hello

I'm using the _winreg module to change Windows registry settings, but
its rather low level, and I'd prefer to be working with something more
Pythonic.

Does anyone have any recommendations ?
Yeah, please implement a nice wrapper and submit a patch to
bugs.python.org . We are looking for a decent wrapper for the windows
registry for some time.

Thanks :)

Christian

Oct 10 '08 #2
On Oct 10, 9:44*am, Jonathan Fine <J.F...@open.ac .ukwrote:
Hello

I'm using the _winreg module to change Windows registry settings, but
its rather low level, and I'd prefer to be working with something more
Pythonic.

Does anyone have any recommendations ?

Jonathan
I've used YARW before for nested deletion. It's a little nicer:

http://code.activestate.com/recipes/476229/

There's also this recipe: http://code.activestate.com/recipes/174627/

Other than those, I'm not really aware of much.

Mike
Oct 10 '08 #3

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