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[Python-Dev] Drop/deprecate Tkinter?

On Wed, 02 May 2018 21:24:07 +0000
Brian Curtin <brian at python.org> wrote:
> On Wed, May 2, 2018 at 16:55 Ivan Pozdeev via Python-Dev <
> python-dev at python.org> wrote:
> > As https://bugs.python.org/issue33257 and
> > https://bugs.python.org/issue33316 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.  
> For the future, this is not how you communicate with the development
> mailing list of any open source software project. I would suggest reading
> https://www.python.org/psf/codeofconduct/ for some pointers on how people
> typically behave around here in particular.

Perhaps it would be more constructive to address the OP's point than to
play speech police.