[IPython-dev] Re: Question about IPython behaviour

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Wed Jul 27 01:04:20 CDT 2005


Fernando Perez wrote:

> While not ideal, I think that's not terrible for a simple line-oriented 
> system which doesn't really offer any serious multiline editing.  But 
> now that we are migrating to a GUI, we should most certainly offer a way 
> to have blank lines.

We should take a look at the design of pyrepl_. It has real multi-line 
editing and probably a design more suited to our endeavors here. We 
should stea^H^H^H^Hbe inspired by how it solves these problems.

.. _pyrepl: http://codespeak.net/pyrepl/

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