tkinter bug on mac maverick python 3.3.3

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Wed Nov 27 16:18:13 CET 2013

On 11/27/2013 6:48 AM, Ned Batchelder wrote:
> On 11/27/13 6:32 AM, Dan Wissme wrote:
>> Hi !
>> Am I the only one to get a bug in GUIs using tkinter on my Mac under
>> maverick and Python 3.3.3 ?
>> When will they get rid of Tcl/Tk which causes recurrent problems at
>> almost each new Python version !
>> Please, for the rest of us...
>>     -dan
> It sounds like you're really frustrated, I'm sorry.  I don't know if you
> want help with your actual bug, if so, provide details.  If it's any
> consolation, Guido himself is also frustrated:

As noted in the Twitter thread, the problem is with Apple shenanigans. 
Tk and hence Idle have steadily worked on Windows for at least a decade.

Terry Jan Reedy

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