Wheel-reinvention with Python

Torsten Bronger bronger at physik.rwth-aachen.de
Mon Aug 1 08:13:15 CEST 2005


Cliff Wells <cliff at develix.com> writes:

> On Sun, 2005-07-31 at 23:46 +0200, Torsten Bronger wrote:
>> Cliff Wells <cliff at develix.com> writes:
>>> [...]
>>> Well, I think this exposes one of the more interesting sides of
>>> open source software in general.  For better or worse, you get
>>> choices.  If you don't like choice, you won't like open source.
>> On the other hand, the GUI package bundled with Python is a
>> regular decision of some sort of committee.
> No, it's a decision made by Guido some years ago that remains in
> place because it's more pain to remove than to simple leave there.

http://wiki.python.org/moin/TkInter suggests that it's a more or
less regular decision.

> Besides, define "bundled with".

Described in the standard library documentation.


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