[Python-Dev] PEP 397 and idle

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Nov 1 14:39:36 CET 2011

On Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:25:28 +0100
"Amaury Forgeot d'Arc" <amauryfa at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> 2011/11/1 David Bailey <daveabailey at gmail.com>
> > python-dev
> >
> > I am being forced to support multiple versions of python on Windows
> > platforms. I have been using PEP 397 and the execution of *.py files works
> > great. Thank you!!
> > My problem is idle. The various versions of idle have the same problem as
> > the various versions of python. We were using an editor that allowed python
> > selection, however, they stopped supporting python and we are back using
> > idle. Any suggestions on switching versions of idle would be appreciated.
> >
> The python-dev mailing list is for the development *of* python.
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> mailing list, or the comp.lang.python newsgroup.

Given the question is about an in-progress PEP, it actually seems quite
appropriate for python-dev.
Also, until now, IDLE is supposed to be developed in the stdlib
(although concretely it's not developed anymore).



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