[Python-Dev] Moratorium on changes to IDLE
Guido van Rossum
Tue, 17 Sep 2002 01:28:19 -0400
> > I'd like to put a stop to all changes to the version of IDLE in the
> > Python source tree (Tools/idle/* -- let's call it Python-idle). The
> > current crop of changes are being merged into Idlefork, the separate
> > SF project where a new IDLE version is being cooked.
> Does Idlefork also require CVS Python?
Not yet, AFAIK, it requires 2.2. A very small number of changes to
Python-idle could not be merged for that reason (e.g. mkstemp). I'd
like to keep Idlefork working with 2.2 so there's a reasonable
potential user base for an Idlefork release.
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)