[IPython-dev] [RFC] I want to fix some behaviour. Hints needed

Hans Meine hans_meine at gmx.net
Fri Jan 13 03:03:43 CST 2006


On Friday 13 January 2006 00:43, Alexander Belchenko wrote:
> I use IPython on Windows in separate console or sometimes from FAR (file
> manager) console. And I massively use edit magic feature to make my life
> easier. For editing I use console test editor FTE (http://fte.sf.net).
>
> FTE usually change title string of console window with their own string
> something like this:
>
> FTE - ipython_edit_hghfjd.py - [full path to file]
>
> After closing FTE and returning to IPython title string of console
> window remains the same as when FTE invoked.

Sounds very much like a bug in your editor to me.
So, Fernando's proposed solution sounds like the way to go, since your patch 
is not even needed for every Windoze user, but just for users of this 
(specific version of) editor.

BTW: Why use the try..except if the except branch seems to work always?  
AFAICS, I would skip use of the extra package and always use the general 
fallback method.

Greetings,
  Hans
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