Suggested improvements for IDLE (non-official)

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Fri Jan 16 08:55:31 CET 2009

Tim H wrote:
> r wrote:
>> On Jan 14, 4:43 pm, Terry Reedy <tjre... at> wrote:

>> OFF-TOPIC:(but related)
>> What is the state of Tkinter at this point. Is an active effort under
>> way to port TK 8.5 into Python? Tkinter and IDLE are very important to
>> Python, but i understand there are much more important areas where the
>> GURU's are concentrating. Should there be a calling for "others" to
>> get involved here? I would like to help out.
>> Thanks
> Maybe I'm misunderstanding something here, but "About Idle" in Python 
> 2.6.1 (win32) says "Tk version: 8.5"

Same in 3.0.  I check .../python30/tcl/ and it has tck8/ tcl8.5, tix8.4, 
tk8.5 subdirs.

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