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This question:

    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/19128219/detect-windows-8-1-in-python

reports that Python is returning incorrect version info under Windows 8.1.

Alas, it appears MS is "deprecating" `GetVersionEx()`:

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ms724451(v=vs.85).aspx

and replacing it with a whole slew of annoying "yes or no?" functions:

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dn424972(v=vs.85).aspx

Heh ;-)
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