[Tutor] Idle and windows XP firewall

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Wed Oct 1 19:41:42 CEST 2008

"W W" <srilyk at gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:333efb450810010646l2e019d25u6f8e4bac39d86e5e at mail.gmail.com...
> Why would your firewall be blocking idle? Does idle connect to the 
> internet?

It connects to itself via a socket. But I thought that problem had 
been fixed
several releases ago...

> On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 8:21 AM, David Holland 
> <davholla2002 at yahoo.co.uk>wrote:
>> The program does not start up.  I think it is a firewall issue but 
>> I am
>> having problems changing my firewall to allow idle.

Which version of Python are you using?

Alan G. 

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