[Python-Dev] 2.3.1

Kurt B. Kaiser kbk@shore.net
Sat, 26 Jul 2003 21:28:09 -0400

"Tim Peters" <tim.one@comcast.net> writes:

> [Kurt B. Kaiser]
>> ...
>> A very restricted change to the code would be add the following
>> to the banner printed at the top of the shell when it starts (the
>> socket connection isn't made until the shell window opens):
>> ***************************************************************
>> Personal firewall software may warn about the connection IDLE
>> makes to its subprocess using this computer's internal loopback
>> interface.  This connection is not visible on any external
>> interface and no data is sent to or received from the Internet.
>> ***************************************************************
>> This involves an addition to PyShell.py:PyShell.begin(), line 873.
>> In addition, the .../idlelib/README.txt would be updated with the
>> same message w/o the asterisks.
> I think that's a great idea, and is all we really need for 2.3 final.  Barry
> is the release manager now, so the final call is his, but I'm +1 on it.

Submitted as Patch 778286, assigned to Barry.