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Mac OS 9 does not come with any version of Python, but installation is very simple, and there is only one choice.
Follow these steps to install Python on Mac OS 9:
Download the MacPython23full.bin file from http://homepages.cwi.nl/~jack/macpython/download.php.
If your browser does not decompress the file automatically, double-click MacPython23full.bin to decompress the file with Stuffit Expander.
Double-click the installer, MacPython23full.
Step through the installer program.
AFter installation is complete, close the installer and open the /Applications folder.
Open the MacPython-OS9 2.3 folder.
Double-click Python IDE to launch Python.
The MacPython IDE should display a splash screen, and then take you to the interactive shell. If the interactive shell does not appear, select -> (Cmd-0). You'll see a screen like this:
Python 2.3 (#2, Jul 30 2003, 11:45:28) [GCC 3.1 20020420 (prerelease)] Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information. MacPython IDE 1.0.1 >>>
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