Author steve.dower
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Date 2017-02-16.16:07:42
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> an alternative standalone Python interpreter

It's a convenient way to avoid having your standard library hijacked by registry keys installed by the regular interpreter.

However, if it detects "Lib\os.py" or "python36.zip" alongside the executable, it shouldn't look in the registry to figure out its home directory. That ought to be sufficient for portable cases, though of course there are some registry entries that will still have an impact (until 3.6.1, when we should be registry clean provided one of the landmark files is found).
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