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[Python-Dev] Drop/deprecate Tkinter?


Wow. I guess your code was broken and now you seem really upset. Go punch a
bag or something, and then propose something a little more constructive,
like adding a warning to the docs. I can assure you that there are many
people using apps written using Tkinter (e.g. IDLE) and there's a mailing
list as well (tkinter-discuss at python.org).

On Wed, May 2, 2018 at 1:51 PM, Ivan Pozdeev via Python-Dev <
python-dev at python.org> wrote:

> As https://bugs.python.org/issue33257 and https://bugs.python.org/issue3
> 3316 showed, Tkinter is broken, for both Py2 and Py3, with both threaded
> and non-threaded Tcl, since 2002 at least, and no-one gives a damn.
>
> This seems to be a testament that very few people are actually interested
> in or are using it.
>
> If that's so, there's no use keeping it in the standard library -- if
> anything, because there's not enough incentive and/or resources to support
> it. And to avoid screwing people (=me) up when they have the foolishness to
> think they can rely on it in their projects -- nowhere in the docs it is
> said that the module is only partly functional.
>
> --
>
> Regards,
> Ivan
>
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