[Idle-dev] Rework when IDLE opens editor and/or shell windows

Weeble clockworksaint at gmail.com
Wed Jul 21 19:59:42 CEST 2010

On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 11:08 AM, Tal Einat <taleinat at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thoughts? Comments? If there is agreement I will work up a patch.

Personally, I would slightly prefer that the default behaviour on
starting IDLE via the shortcut in the start menu is to open a blank
document and no shell window. I think of IDLE first and foremost as an
editor, and I prefer it to behave like other editors that start up
with a blank document. But this may be better dealt with by tweaking
the shortcuts/launchers created by the installer.

PS - I see my name mentioned in the log of revision 71126. I'm pretty
sure the changes to enable_shell were not part of my original patch.
Perhaps Kurt included them entirely by accident? I'm not sure whether
they're related to the sub-process problem.

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