Looking for an interpreter that does not request internet access

Paul Rubin http
Tue Jun 26 03:50:50 CEST 2007

James Alan Farrell <no_spam at no_spam.com> writes:
> I recently installed new anti-virus software and was surprised the
> next time I brought up IDLE, that it was accessing the internet.

See the message it displays when you start it.  It's not really
accessing the internet, it's opening a socket to another process
running on the same machine.  Try unplugging your network cable and
running idle and you'll see the socket connection still succeeds.

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