Mark H Harris
harrismh777 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 10:08:13 CEST 2014
On 10/9/14 1:52 AM, Rustom Mody wrote:
> Been using emacs for over 20 years and teaching python for 10.
> And getting fed up that my audience looks at me like Rip van Winkle
> each time I start up emacs...
> So trying out Idle...
Good for you! ... and even better for your students. IDLE is
fabulous as a native python interactive development environment these
days. It really works well, is clean and does what it advertises; its
> Some specific and some general questions:
> My audience consists of people having linux and windows and macbooks.
> Does Idle run on all these?
Absolutely. The ONLY problem you might run into on the (macs) apple
systems is that tcl/tk tkinter might be at the wrong level. Use ActiveTCL:
Depending on the apple system the wrong (built-in tcl/tk tkinter)
will cause problems. If you ActiveTCL you'll have no problem. Just point
your students at the appropriate pages.
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