[Python-Dev] IDLE NEWS and Version

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Aug 5 17:53:13 EDT 2003

On Tue, 2003-08-05 at 11:54, Kurt B. Kaiser wrote:
> IDLE has historically maintained its own NEWS file, and it is now
> accessible from IDLE's Help/About menu.  Maintaining this file has the
> advantage that all the IDLE NEWS is kept in one place and is easily
> parsable for display.  
> Do we want to continue this tradition or merge IDLE NEWS into Python
> NEWS on a go-forward basis?

Whatever you want to do.  I see no problem in having a separate IDLE
news file, but adding entries in Python's main news file for the Really
Big Stuff.

> Second, do we want to continue the IDLE versioning (currently 1.0)
> or just drop it now that IDLE is no longer distributed separately?

I think IDLE should continue to have its own versioning scheme.


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