[Idle-dev] IDLE on OSX

Neal Norwitz nnorwitz at gmail.com
Fri May 12 05:21:09 CEST 2006

I'm pretty good about reviewing all checkins.  Though I'm pretty bad
about reviewing patchs on SF. -- n

On 5/11/06, Ronald Oussoren <ronaldoussoren at mac.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have done some work in making IDLE a (slightly) better MacOSX
> citizen, mostly by moving some menu's around (such as having an IDLE-
>  >About IDLE menu). Those changes are currently only in the python24-
> fat tree.
> There's more to do to get an application that doesn't look totally
> out of place. From the top of my head:
> * The resize handle in the lower right corner of the editor and shell
> windows obscures part of the status bar
> * Popup windows (such as the preferences window) look totally wrong
> * I don't think it is currently possible to associate IDLE
> with .py/.pyw files
> * General tweakage of window & menu layout to improve the look of
> things.
> I have two questions regarding all of this:
> 1. Is there someone reading this list that uses a mac and would like
> to work on this? These tweaks were my first encounter with tkinter,
> which makes progress slow ;-).
> 2. Does someone want to review patches to IDLE or can I just checkin?
> So-much-to-do-and-so-little-time-ly yours,
>         Ronald
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