Newbie: Tkinter and macPython

Piet van Oostrum piet at
Sat Jul 5 16:46:16 CEST 2003

>>>>> gtewalt at (gt) (GT) wrote:

GT> I'm waffling between Ruby, and Python as a programming
GT> language.
GT> I borrowed a friends book on Ruby, and have played with 
GT> it a bit.
GT> I went by the library to check out 'Learning Python'
GT> but i was too late, the library had closed already...

GT> Anyway, to the point.
GT> I downloaded macPython for OSX, and was trying to get
GT> a simpe Tkinter example to work form Lundh's tutorial,
GT> I think it was.
GT> Bu I get an error...

I guess you have downloaded a Python installation with proper Tkinter
support. I had that also a few weeks ago. I installed the new 2.3b2 from
source and it works.
Piet van Oostrum <piet at>
Private email: P.van.Oostrum at

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