Python 3 is killing Python

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Fri Jul 18 10:27:03 CEST 2014

On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 6:21 PM, Ian Kelly <ian.g.kelly at> wrote:
>> Yes Chris, i also think that the IDLE shell is "spectacular"
>> when i'm using it, especially when i press
>> "CONTROL+LEFT_ARROW" and the insertion cursor lands *BEHIND*
>> the start of the interactive command marker " >>>", an
>> area where key presses are not allowed, so *NOW* I must press
>> "CONTROL+RIGHT_ARROW" three times to get to my destination!
> I just tried to reproduce this using IDLE 3.4 on Windows and was not able to.

Actually, now you mention it, I do recall experiencing a bug like this
in previous versions. It's not the case in either my 2.7 (point
something, but I don't remember what) nor 3.4, so I'm guessing it's
been fixed.


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