Tkinter: Why aren't my widgets expanding when I resize the window?

Rick Johnson rantingrickjohnson at
Tue Mar 6 03:20:36 CET 2012

On Mar 5, 7:10 pm, Steven D'Aprano <steve
+comp.lang.pyt... at> wrote:

> John, it is polite to leave attributions in place when you quote
> somebody. I don't know who you are quoting above,
> [...]
> Which is a pity, because I gather that Rick actually does know Tkinter
> well.

My, my. Between your ad hominem attacks, FUD, wild assumptions, and
veiled insults you did manage to get ONE small sentence of truthful
content to propagate up; congratulations! Excuse me whist i toss my

> But dealing with him is like wrestling with a pig:

And there it is again. We can't admit Rick is correct without
insulting him.

But Steven, when have you EVER dealt with me on a professional level?
When have you EVER offered a helping hand to one of my issues? For
example: I can remember asking you to explain the new .format method
of Py3000 and you said: "Sorry, too busy!". But you where not too busy
to troll-up the list! WHEN have you ever admitted (without insulting
me first) that i am in fact an asset to this community? Do you think
this community will ever be a homogeneous block? And if so, would that
be a good thing?

I have an idea: How about YOU stop clinging to some archaic ideal of
what YOU *think* this community *should* be, and instead, start
opening up your mind to diverse personalities and diverse ideas. Heck,
maybe you'll learn something new, "old dog". Remember how much you
ranted about diversity in evolution? And now you have the AUDACITY to
preach the opposite just to suit your own selfish argument. You are as
hollow as a politician Steven. Nothing that you say can be taken
seriously because it is just more propaganda and lies.

And one more thing, If ANYONE on this list deserves "thespian of the
year" award, it is you my friend! Between your comeo appearances as
"Devils Advocate", "Sammy the Strawman Stuffer", "Snarky Detractor",
and the ever-present "Troll Slayer" (saving damsels in distress from
the trolls of c.l.p) --  i'd say you have the nomination won by a

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