[Python-Dev] 2.3rc2 IDLE problems on a Win2000sp3 box

Barry Warsaw barry@python.org
27 Jul 2003 11:35:10 -0400

On Sat, 2003-07-26 at 13:19, Gerhard H=E4ring wrote:
> Anna Ravenscroft wrote:
> > [IDLE uses connections to localhost for interprocess communication;
> > this triggers "security alerts" in some so-called "Personal Firewalls=
> http://www.fefe.de/pffaq/ explains this topic exhaustively.
> I'll refrain from further comments about this "problem" for now, as I=20
> might regret them afterwards.

I wouldn't want to link Python to something that calls the user an idiot
in its second answer.