[Python-Dev] Adding a Pip GUI to IDLE and idlelib (GSOC project)

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Mon Mar 28 12:50:12 EDT 2016

On 03/26/2016 11:13 PM, Terry Reedy wrote:

> Summary: There are two prospective Google Summer of Code (GSOC) students
> applying to work on writing a gui interface to the basic pip functions
> needed by beginners.  I expect Google to accept their proposals.  Before
> I commit to mentoring a student (sometime in April), I would like to be
> sure, by addressing any objections now, that I will be able to commit
> the code when ready (August or before).

> Thoughts?

I think it's a great idea, and have no objections.  `pip` is now 
included by default, yes?  In those cases where it isn't, IDLE could let 
the user know they need to install it.


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