beginners choice: wx or tk?

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Tue Jul 14 18:53:29 CEST 2015

On Wed, 15 Jul 2015 01:43 am, Mark Lawrence wrote:

> Surely if Tk is optional then IDLE is also optional, as IDLE depends on
> Tk?  But I thought that IDLE was always supplied with Python, so am I
> missing something, or am I simply plain wrong, or what?

If you try to run IDLE on a system that doesn't have Tk/Tcl installed, you
get an exception and IDLE won't run.


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