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Author terry.reedy
Recipients amaury.forgeotdarc, loewis, scott_daniels, terry.reedy
Date 2011-01-01.02:34:56
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I verified the bug by creating a copy of idlelib/help.txt, making the new help entry, testing it, deleting the copy, and retesting -- IDLE silently disappears. (A copy is necessary because IDLE checks that the file exists and gives a similar message as in the patch before posting the new menu item.) I decided that since a file can get renamed, moved, or deleted for various reasons, failure to open it should be caught.

I them tested my patch, found and fixed an typo-error (yes, testing is good even for simple patches!), found and fixed another bug in one of the two functions, and committed.
r87598, r97599, r87600
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