[Edu-sig] Fwd: Re: Using IDLE with students

John Zelle john.zelle at wartburg.edu
Fri Aug 17 15:45:24 CEST 2007

I think Richard intended this for the group. Unfortunately, due to socket 
issues on Windows, said patch has not yet been implemented.

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Subject: Re: [Edu-sig] Using IDLE with students
Date: Friday 17 August 2007 8:24 am
From: Richard Guenther <heistooheavy at yahoo.com>
To: John Zelle <john.zelle at wartburg.edu>

I remember installing a patch when I couldn't get IDLE to restart on my
 Windows computer.  Here's a discussion of said patch:


----- Original Message ----
From: John Zelle <john.zelle at wartburg.edu>
To: Richard Guenther <heistooheavy at yahoo.com>
Cc: edu-sig at python.org; Guenther_Richard at stvrain.k12.co.us
Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2007 9:25:12 PM
Subject: Re: [Edu-sig] Using IDLE with students


Yeah, now you run into the problem that you can only have 1 IDLE process
running at a time. I don't understand why IDLE uses a fixed port.



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