[Idle-dev] Tabbed Document Interface for IDLE

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Jan 14 16:35:26 CET 2012

On 1/14/2012 10:21 AM, Wassim Mansouri wrote:
> I wonder why a feature like the Tabbed Document Interface (TDI) is not
> implemented in IDLE?

The original problem was that tabs were part of the then new ttk widgets 
in 8.5, which not all distros had. That is no longer an issue.

> If the core team is OK for letting contributors to
> implement such a feature, how to proceed in that direction?

I believe patches exist, though I do not know if there are any on the 
tracker. At the moment, once I am able to build a development version of 
tkinter on Windows, or install linux, my priority is patches for bugs.

Terry Jan Reedy

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