[Python-Dev] IDLE development
ajsiegel at optonline.net
Tue Sep 13 16:16:36 CEST 2005
Moam writes -
>More than a year and a half ago, I posted a big patch to IDLE which
>adds support for completion and much better calltips, along with some
I had also tried to have a little input to the IDLE development process.
Suggesting on the idle-dev list it seemed to me that a trivial patch to the
existing code would provide functionality to allow customization via user-
defined domain-specific syntax highlighting files in a user's home
directory. So that if one wished one could add appropriate syntax
highlighting for say, Numeric.
I left open the possibility that I was mistaken in my opinion that it was
trivial or necessary or desirable.
I was unable to assess whether the lack of my ability to get a yes, no or
sideways was a result of the fact my suggestion and analysis was absurd, or
something else. One of the "something else" possibilities was a broken
Still can't assess it.
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