[Idle-dev] Feedback requested on issue 17609: IDLE: Remove config option 'editor on startup' and utilize command line options

francis francismb at email.de
Mon Apr 1 14:58:00 CEST 2013

Hi Todd,
> Greetings,
>     Please take a look at issue 17609:
> http://bugs.python.org/issue17609
> We are thinking about removing the startup option to start a editor 
> only on startup and replace with the command line options only. 
>  Please feel free to comment on the issue directly on the issue 
> tracker.  Thanks!!!
Just trying to list the actual ways / options to start the idle and how
it's expected to behave. Please feel free to change/expand

"StartUp             "IDLE          "IDLE
Way/Option"          Editor"        interative"

CLI idle -e           Yes            No
CLI idle -i           No             Yes
CLI idle              No             Yes
2-click .py           ?              ?
2-click idle.app      No             Yes



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