[IPython-dev] Re: bookmarks, episode 4 (patch)

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Fri Jul 2 08:01:59 CDT 2004


Ville Vainio wrote:

>>If you have any experience with gettext and can help with (a), 
>>awesome.  If not, I'll try to work on it this weekend.  I'll probably 
>>put out a release candidate and let it simmer for a full week: I'm 
>>gone on a
> 
> 
> Could the bug be circumvented by doing "tr = _" immediately after 
> l.install(), and just using 'tr' instead of _ for translating stuff?

Do you mean circumvented by the user?  That's definitely an option, but I'd 
like to really fix it in the core.  Especially because they would have to do

l.install();tr=_

so that it all happens before ipython has a chance to mangle the _ variable. 
Plus, it makes testing of real code fragments which rely on _ tricky in 
ipython.  So I think it's worth fixing it for real.

Cheers,

f




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