python crash on windows but not on linux

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Fri Feb 12 06:48:30 CET 2010

On 2/11/2010 9:41 PM, Aahz wrote:
> In article<34fcf680-1aa4-4835-9eba-3db3249f36b2 at>,
> hjebbers<hjebbers at>  wrote:
>> the error is a windows thing, I can make a screenshot of it, but I can
>> not copy/paste text.

I think I know what box you mean. I believe this happened  about 18 
months ago with IDLE before 3.0 was released. Something to do with MS 
VC, which is different from gcc used on *nix.

> In that case, you need to -- very carefully -- make sure you transcribe
> exactly the message that you see on the screen.

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