[Python-Dev] Replacing IDLE

David Robinow drobinow at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 15:00:41 CET 2009

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 10:07 PM, Greg Ewing
<greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Seems to me the only kind of IDE that it makes sense to
> ship with Python is one that is written in Python and
> maintained by the core developers. Anything else is best
> left as a third party package for download by those
> who want to use it.
> Tkinter is arguably not a very good basis for it from a
> technical point of view, but so far all the alternatives
> are too bloated and/or nonportable to consider bundling
> with the standard distribution.
> So the only realistic alternatives at the moment seem
> to be either IDLE+Tkinter or nothing.
 My immediate reaction? What about stdwin?
 Then I found this:

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