[Python-Dev] IDLE in the stdlib

Mark Janssen dreamingforward at gmail.com
Thu Mar 21 04:03:28 CET 2013

On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 7:57 PM, Raymond Hettinger <
raymond.hettinger at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mar 20, 2013, at 12:38 PM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
> Right.  Ultimately, I think IDLE should be a separate project entirely,
> but I
> guess there's push back against that too.
> The most important feature of IDLE is that it ships with the standard
> library.
> Everyone who clicks on the Windows MSI on the python.org webpage
> automatically has IDLE.   That is why I frequently teach Python with IDLE.
> If this thread results in IDLE being ripped out of the standard
> distribution,
> then I would likely never use it again.
+1, FWIW

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