[Python-Dev] Drop/deprecate Tkinter?
On 5/2/2018 4:51 PM, Ivan Pozdeev via Python-Dev wrote:
> As https://bugs.python.org/issue33257
As I report there, the 'crasher' does not crash on my Win 10 with either
installed 3.7 or built 3.8.
> https://bugs.python.org/issue33316 showed,
nothing about tkinter
> Tkinter is broken, for both
One can crash CPython with legal Python code. I don't think that the
language community should deprecate and drop CPython ;-).
> Py2 and Py3, with both threaded and non-threaded Tcl, since 2002 at
> least, and no-one gives a damn.
The experience of perhaps hundred of thousands of people successfully
writing or running tkinter-based programs says otherwise.
> This seems to be a testament that very few people are actually
> interested in or are using it.
It is a testament that most people write sane code, for which tkinter
(and Python) work well.
> If that is so
But it is not. Tkinter is actively maintained.
> there's no use keeping it in the standard library
Ridiculous. All you have done with this post is distract attention from
Terry Jan Reedy