Is there a "reset" in Idle?
mwh at python.net
Mon Oct 14 13:38:03 CEST 2002
Dale Strickland-Clark <dale at riverhall.NOTHANKS.co.uk> writes:
> Michael Hudson <mwh at python.net> wrote:
> >A couple of points:
> > 1) what shortcomings are these?
> Only a few but critical to the re-usability of the debugging
> environment. I don't remember the technical details but I'm sure
> Google will find the issues if you're really interested.
This is a bit vague for formulating a google query.
> >The only people paid to work on Python are at PythonLabs, who are paid
> >by ZC, who in turn probably don't have an overriding interest in
> >interactive debugging. Everyone else works on Python because it's fun
> >and to scratch an itch, basically. If you try to make us do what you
> >want rather than what we want, we stop.
> I'm aware of this. However, surely some of the enjoyment comes from
> knowing others are using your efforts?
> Can you imagine the boost Python would get in the programming
> comminity if a killer IDE appeared on the scene?
Not really; I like emacs :)
> >OTOH, if you can come up with concrete suggestions, I'm all ears.
> Suggestion: Address the problem in Python that prevents IDEs from
> reloading modules and re-using a debuggin environment.
Um, this isn't what I meant by "conrete" :)
Pretend you're explaining things to an idiot, please!
Q: Isn't it okay to just read Slashdot for the links?
A: No. Reading Slashdot for the links is like having "just one hit"
off the crack pipe.
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