[Idle-dev] Fixing and Improving IDLE

phil jones interstar at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 13:58:45 CET 2011


On the subject of forking and remerging etc. where's the IDLE code?

Would it be a good idea to move it to GitHub or BitBucket under git or hg?

Also, I'd suggest that if there's a page with information for
developers, someone links to it from http://wiki.python.org/moin/IDLE

regards

phil

On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 2:05 PM, Tal Einat <taleinat at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 10:58 PM, Sean Wolfe <ether.joe at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>> What's idleX? Funny, I was thinking down the line of making my own
>> fork of idle and calling it idleXL . Haha.
>
>
> Please, if possible, avoid creating yet another fork of IDLE!
>
> History has shown that it is very difficult to merge features from a fork
> back into IDLE.
>
> Also, IDLE isn't getting too much developer attention as it is (except for
> Roger and Nick who have been doing a great job recently!), so it would be
> great to have your efforts contribute to IDLE directly, in coordination with
> the few current developers.
>
> - Tal Einat
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