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[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 
real problems.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy