[IPython-dev] What readline features do people use?
fperez at colorado.edu
Fri May 23 20:58:37 CDT 2003
Gary Bishop wrote:
> I've got a Python implementation of GNU readline that seems to make
> IPython happy. It does filename and set_completer style completion, has
> most of Emacs mode, and generally feels to me like I think IPython should.
> Perhaps I should release something and see what people holler about?
That's probably the best approach. As long as the basic stuff works
(attribute/keyword/filename completion, basic line editing...), most people
will be super happy. As requests come by, you can always add more stuff.
Don't over-engineer it now, there's plenty more to do :)
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