[Edu-sig] IDLE wish (was Edu-sig Digest, Vol 31, Issue 16)

Scott David Daniels Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
Sat Mar 4 00:07:02 CET 2006

Dethe Elza wrote:
> .... Back to the subject of improved turtles, I think there could be a
> two-pronged approach. The first prong would be to provide incremental
> improvements to the existing turtle.py (and possibly IDLE) within the
> standard distribution...
Along this prong, how about a list of turtle.py's deficiencies?
I suspect this list will to a lot to assuage Art's fears of over-
elaboration.  What I have read in the discussion is that a clear
small interface is wanted to the internal module.

 > ... the second would be to provide one or more advanced turtle
> environments, possibly interfacing with 3D (VPython) or actual
 > robot turtles (PYRO)....
> Obviously, these advance turtle environments would go through the
> Cheeseshop, not the standard distribution.

--Scott David Daniels
Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org

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