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Author terry.reedy
Recipients Al.Sweigart, markroseman, ncoghlan, ned.deily, python-dev, serhiy.storchaka, terry.reedy
Date 2016-05-31.07:31:35
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In msg265349, Ned stated that running IDLE with 8.4 should no longer be a requirement in 3.6.  Hence the revised title and restriction to 3.6.

Serhiy, I read the code in your #24750 patch.  Should it not be enough to first check tkinter.Tkversion >= 8.5 before trying to import ttk. And is testing ttk then needed?  Is it possible for ttk to not work in 8.5/6)?

Tkversion (or a refinement thereof) is already checked in colorizer, config, editor, macosx, and pyshell.  With one check on startup, existing check can be eliminated, along with code only for older versions.
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