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Author terry.reedy
Recipients Honest Abe, Keith.Bannister, PythonInTheGrass, amaury.forgeotdarc, asvetlov, belopolsky, cgohlke, loewis, pitrou, terry.reedy
Date 2014-01-23.00:46:12
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Content is not obviously related to this issue. First, you only use tkinter in the main thread. Second, it works on Windows 7-64, 3.4 Idle.
Yes? > abc
Got cmd abc
Yes? > def
Got cmd def
Yes? > 
It also runs in the console on 2.7, 3.3, 3.4. The main problem is that closing the Label window does not stop while True: in the thread, making a graceful stop difficult. The loop needs
        if cmd == 'q': break

Keith, did you install the appropriate ActiveState tcl/tk, as described here:
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