Sat, 26 Jul 2003 20:01:37 -0400
[Martin v. L÷wis]
> I completely disagree. This code has been in IDLE for quite some time.
> If it was a serious problem, it would have been reported before.
Well, variations of it have been reported to Alex, and to me (via the Tutor
list), and I experienced my own Windows Moment with it. I failed to act on
the warnings I got, but reflection on the Tutor list strongly suggests it's
going to be a major problem on Windows. Newbies don't generally download
pre-release software (except by mistake), so I take the Tutor list report
from someone who did very seriously indeed. Kurt's suggestion to add a
message at the top of the IDLE shell window seems adequate and very low