Python 3 is killing Python

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Sat Jul 19 03:27:47 CEST 2014

On 7/18/2014 11:50 AM, Mark Lawrence wrote:
> 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.

I know there was an issue and fix for <Home> in the shell. I suspect 
Control+LeftArrow was looked at and fixed at the same time, if not before.

> Fixed by whom, Terry Reedy & Co or rr?

Other people.

Terry Jan Reedy

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