Python 3 and easygui problem
peter.anderson at internode.on.net
Sun Feb 22 23:17:03 CET 2009
John Machin said:
Has the OP tried to contact the author/maintainer of easygui [the
usually-recommended approach to problems with not-widely-used third-
Don't you think the author/maintainer might like to be consulted
before you incite an OP to claim-jump his package name on PyPI?
The OP (I presume you mean me) has tried to contact Steve Ferg (the
original developer) but I have not had a reply yet. See my e-mail above;
it is NOT my intention to place my modified script on PyPI as I AM NOT
the original developer. My claim to fame is changing a few "import" and
"print" statements and getting some useful advice from other members of
I am happy to make my modified script available unofficially and if
Steve does contact me I would prefer to pass it on to him for his
This little project started out to solve a personal need not to
plagiarise or usurp the rights and skills of another developer. I was
happy to make my simple effort available, unofficially, in return for
help from other list members.
I hope that resolves the issue.
There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to
conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the
introduction of a new order of things—Niccolo Machiavelli, /The Prince/,
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