[IPython-dev] Towards IPython 1.0, the famous big cleanup
vivainio at kolumbus.fi
Tue Apr 19 13:05:27 CDT 2005
On Fri, 2005-04-15 at 12:27 -0600, Fernando Perez wrote:
> > Do we need a magic system at all?
> Well, that's pretty much what they do today. It's just that making a new
> magic involves binding by hand an instance method with a special name, for
Yeah, but it's still "magic system". It could be just a bunch of normal
python objects, visible normally, without a need to lookup a special
dictionary of magic methods (and another for aliases, etc.).
Of course it would work pretty much the same, but it would be simpler
and more orthogonal.
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