[Idle-dev] Fixing and Improving IDLE

Roger Serwy roger.serwy at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 16:53:33 CET 2011


The IDLE code is included with the standard library. It can be found in 
the Mercurial repository referenced at http://docs.python.org/devguide/

I agree that the wiki should include this information.

- Roger

On 12/20/2011 06:58 AM, phil jones wrote:
> 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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