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

Bruce Sherwood basherwo at ncsu.edu
Wed Jul 21 22:09:37 CEST 2010


Agreed. As I indicated earlier, I don't care what happens from a
command line, since unskilled users of Python and IDLE are very
unlikely to start from a command line, and power users should have
full flexibility.

Bruce Sherwood

On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 1:59 PM, Weeble <clockworksaint at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 8:22 PM, Tal Einat <taleinat at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ok, it seems several people want to keep the config option to have
>> IDLE open with an empty editor window instead of a shell window by
>> default. How about we make it so that this config option only affects
>> what IDLE does when run without any other arguments, such as via
>> IDLE.app? In any other case, I think IDLE should ignore the
>> "start-with-editor" config option.
>
> I think that makes sense. The command-line should always be able to
> override the config option.
>


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