[Idle-dev] Fixing and Improving IDLE
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Tue Dec 20 17:40:43 CET 2011
Seems a bit of overkill to have to check out the entire developers
edition of python.
Doesn't hg have submodules? Even if IDLE is in the standard library,
it must be possible to treat it as a separate project from the
developer's perspective and then merge it in when building a
On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 3:53 PM, Roger Serwy <roger.serwy at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>> 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
>>> 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
>>> the few current developers.
>>> - Tal Einat
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