Keeping the Console Open with IDLE

W. eWatson notvalid2 at sbcglobal.net
Fri Feb 20 16:39:30 CET 2009


Gabriel Genellina wrote:
> En Fri, 20 Feb 2009 12:29:35 -0200, W. eWatson <notvalid2 at sbcglobal.net> 
> escribió:
> 
>> Gabriel Genellina wrote:
>>> En Fri, 20 Feb 2009 12:05:08 -0200, W. eWatson 
>>> <notvalid2 at sbcglobal.net> escribió:
>>>
>>>> Whoa! What's going on here? I just looked at About IDLE, and it 
>>>> shows 1.2.2, but yet the second edition of Learning Python talks 
>>>> about going to 2.3 as the book is about to go to press, 2004. I 
>>>> thought IDLE came bundled with Python. I have Py 2.5. 1.2.2??? Puzzled.
>>>  IDLE is a separate product; the version of IDLE that comes with 
>>> Python 2.5.4 is 1.2.4
>>>
>> Where do I get 2.x.x, or the latest?
> 
> You may update your Python version to 2.5.4 (the latest release in the 
> 2.5 series).  Then IDLE will report 1.2.4.  They are separate products, 
> their version numbers are uncorrelated.
> 
Ah, I see, the book is referring to version 2.3 of Python and not IDLE.

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