[Idle-dev] firewall warning
taleinat at gmail.com
Wed Jul 26 16:21:03 CEST 2006
I implemented this change and posted a patch on SF.
Patch #1529018 <https://sourceforge.net/support/tracker.php?aid=1529018>
On 7/17/06, Tal Einat <taleinat at gmail.com> wrote:
> Moving the firewall warning to an entry in the "Help" menu sounds good to
> It would definitely make IDLE's interpreter cleaner, which could help
> improve IDLE's image.
> BTW Gregor, meanwhile you can just remove the warning yourself in
> PyShell.py - just set firewallmessage to en empty string.
> - Tal
> On 7/13/06, Gregor Lingl <glingl at aon.at> wrote:
> > The firewall warning message in the Pythonshell window
> > was introduced in Python 2.3 (IDLE 1.0 or something similar?)
> > I remember well the problems, which have been occurred then, and
> > to which it was the answer. (If I remember correctly I was
> > involved in the discussion thread which led to the introduction
> > of that message.)
> > Since more than three years I've used IDLE on many different
> > systems and I didn't encounter a single Firewall warning since
> > then. (It seems that firewalls nowadays are not offended by
> > the use of 127.0.0.1)
> > Therefore, and because the message is long and ugly, I'd like to
> > suggest to delete it from the Python Shell window
> > and - if considered necessary - for instance to put
> > it into the IDLE Help - "About IDLE" submenu or
> > in a special IDLE-Firewall warning submenu of IDLE-Help.
> > Please observe that it pops up thousands of times and it's
> > read at most once.
> > Additional remark (about my personal interest):
> > I have to do a lot of IDLE-screenshots for a textbook
> > on programming and I really don't like it to occur on
> > all those screenshots.
> > Regards,
> > Gregor
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> How many roads must a man travel down before he admits he is lost?
How many roads must a man travel down before he admits he is lost?
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