[IPython-dev] [Fwd: [afayolle at debian.org: Bug#374625: python2.3-ipython: help built-in function does not work]]

Ville Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Thu Aug 10 02:26:59 CDT 2006


On 8/9/06, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com> wrote:

> I honestly don't remember the exact details, but it's there to protect
> against some bugs which were reported a while back with users pickling
> and unpickling normal data during an interactive session, not
> necessarily ipython-specific variables or macros.

I'll try to look for the rationale for FakeModule tonight; I have a
faint memory that it was introduced after %store, so that user was
warned properly when trying %store instances of classes declared
interactively.

-- 
Ville Vainio - vivainio.googlepages.com
vainio.blogspot.com - g[mail | talk]='vivainio'


More information about the IPython-dev mailing list