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Thonny beginners python ide
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Why we should include this into the repository, i.e. what does it do that the alternatives do not?

Very simple interface aimed at beginners with additional feedback not supplied by other editors to aid in learning.

Is it open source?

MIT License

If it is open source, please provide a link to the most up to date, versioned source tarball/zipfile. links will not be accepted.
If there are no upstream releases but the inclusion policy is otherwise met, please provide a link to the source repository (i.e. GitHub)

The link to the tarball are in the package file below, did a quick test and it built for me locally.

name       : thonny
version    : 2.1.22
release    : 1
source     :
    - : 086a12dd90a54c1329cbef82f1bf10efa6f0fd6bc946fbb5acde7c018a1b1f56
license    : MIT
component  : programming.python
summary    : Python IDE for beginners
description: |
    Thonny is a Python IDE meant for learning programming.
builddeps  :
    - python-setuptools
rundeps    :
    - python-jedi
    - python-pyserial
    - pylint
    - python-astroid
    - python-docutils
build      : |
install    : |

Event Timeline

oly created this task.Oct 11 2018, 8:28 PM
DataDrake triaged this task as Wishlist priority.Oct 16 2018, 10:37 PM
DataDrake moved this task from Backlog to Accepted For Inclusion on the Package Requests board.
oly added a comment.Oct 18 2018, 6:16 AM

Is maintainer something anyone can do and if so whats involved updating the package on new releases ?

DataDrake closed this task as Wontfix.Nov 17 2018, 2:12 PM
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As this task has been marked Needs Maintainer for a month with nobody having stepped up to become maintainer, in addition to providing an acceptable patch for inclusion, marking as WONTFIX. Feel free to re-open when a patch has been submitted via the proper processes.

BridouZ reopened this task as Open.Nov 19 2018, 9:49 AM
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Task opened again as Thonny is packaged in D4396.