Python 3 is killing Python

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Fri Jul 18 17:50:44 CEST 2014

On 18/07/2014 09:27, Chris Angelico wrote:
> 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.
> ChrisA

Fixed by whom, Terry Reedy & Co or rr?

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask 
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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