[Python-ideas] Lib/lib-tk goes away, package tkinter joins in

Quentin Gallet-Gilles qgallet at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 15:19:37 CET 2008

Hi Guilherme,

Tkinter is scheduled to become a package in py3k, this is documented in the
PEP 3108 : http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-3108/#tk-package
If you wish to help on related issues, feel free to join the stdlib-sig
where the reorganization is being discussed :-)


On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 3:05 PM, Guilherme Polo <ggpolo at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> (this is an idea for Python 3)
> Is there any reason for keeping the directory lib-tk at Lib ? I
> believe renaming it to tkinter and making it a package would make more
> sense. Tkinter module's code could then reside into __init__.py maybe.
> Other change that could be done in this package would be renaming some
> modules:
> Dialog -> dialog
> FileDialog -> filedialog
> FixTk -> fixtk
> ...
> Also, I believe tkSimpleDialog and dialog could be in a single module.
> There are other modules like tkColorChooser and tkCommonDialog and
> even tkSimpleDialog (and some others) that I'm not totally sure what
> to do about them, but for me they should reside in possible a single
> module.
> That is. Thanks,
> --
> -- Guilherme H. Polo Goncalves
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