Removal of tkinter from python 3.0? [was: Fate of the repr modulein Py3.0]

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Fri Mar 21 07:29:03 CET 2008

"Simon Forman" <sajmikins at> wrote in message 
news:b39eb6cc-5c35-41d7-87be-6821f8f1ded3 at
| I've been thinking of volunteering to "port" Tkinter to Python 3.0, I
| hadn't noticed that there was any discussion of removing it.  It would
| be a shame IMHO.  Sure it has warts, but it /works/ and good for quick
| and dirty GUIs as well as elaborate (even totally visually customized)
| fancy applications.

If you are serious, please communicate that willingness to the lib-sig.
A lack of such a volunteer would be a factor in dropping it.
The current developers are pretty well booked up with other stuff.

More information about the Python-list mailing list