annonymous c0oncrete at
Sat Nov 3 02:56:34 CET 2007

on 11/03/2007 06:44 AM Russ P. wrote :
> I've been programming in python for a few years using XEmacs on
> Solaris and Linux. I've been thinking about trying IDLE for a long
> time, but either it wasn't available on my system or I procrastinated.
> I finally have it available, and I gave it a try.
> I immediately encountered a basic problem for which I could not find a
> solution in the intro docs. I want to run a script in one directory
> that reads input from a file in another directory. Maybe I'm just not
> very smart, but I couldn't figure out how to do it. Will someone
> please give me a clue?
> More generally, I don't see much discussion of IDLE on this newsgroup.
> Are many python programmers using it? I see that some of the intro and
> tutorial docs have not been updated for several years. Is IDLE still
> actively supported? Or would I be better off just going directly to a
> commercially supported IDE such as Wing? Thanks.

I used IDLE a year ago and later I changed to the commercial IDE of 
Komodo, i found it quite rewarding.. if u r doing massive code, i 
suggest u to try some of those commercial packages! they would save u a 
lot of pain!

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