[Python-Dev] Replacing IDLE
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Wed Nov 11 05:06:36 CET 2009
anatoly techtonik writes:
> Does that mean even if authors of some imaginary editor agree to
> incorporate their code into Python, the framework that it is built
> upon will have to be incorporated into Python also (and eventually
> abandoned at original location)?
I would assume so. How else can Python guarantee its maintenance?
> In this situation I see no way we can provide any decent tools for GUI
> like for default editor.
IDLE *is* a "decent tool". You don't have to like it, but it's good
enough to get started. By the time you realize its limitations, you
should have a handle on easy_install.
The promise is "batteries included." Nobody promised you a nickel
metal hydride battery that you can use as a replacement in your Prius.
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