[IPython-dev] Re: Changes to Notebook Format
hans_meine at gmx.net
Wed Aug 3 04:26:57 CDT 2005
On Wednesday 03 August 2005 07:13, Robert Kern wrote:
> Any interleaving of stdout and stderr is an accident.
This is an extreme point of view. ;-)
> The whole point of
> having two different streams is that they can be handled separately and
> piped to two different locations.
> stderr messages need to be written
> with that in mind for any piece of code.
> Usually, they are, [...]
..I don't agree 100% here.
And it really *can* be misleading if the "order" is wrong (i.e. not
chronological) - people are just too used to it from e.g. system shells.
It's still a feature in my perspective that's not too unimportant and I don't
see why it "complicates document generation". Just because there is not
maximally one error, one output cell belonging to one input, but an ordered
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