[Python-Dev] Prerelease Python fun on Windows!
Guido van Rossum
Fri, 01 Sep 2000 12:05:21 -0500
> Works, too. I had a funny experience, though. I tried to quit the
> interpreter, which I'd started from a DOS box, using ^Z. And it didn't exit.
Really? It didn't exit? What had you done before? I do this all the
time without problems.
> And then I started IDLE, and IDLE started up, the menus worked, I could open
> a new window, but I couldn't type anything. And then I had a bluescreen. But
> after the reboot, everything worked fine, even doing the exact same things.
> Could just be windows crashing on me, it does that often enough, even on
> freshly installed machines. Something about bad karma or something ;)
Well, Fredrik Lundh also had some blue screens which he'd reduced to a
DECREF of NULL in _tkinter. Buyt not fixed, so this may still be
On the other hand your laptop might have been screwy already by that
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.pythonlabs.com/~guido/)