[IPython-dev] windows readline vi mode

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Mon Mar 13 17:45:45 CST 2006


Hi Michael,

Michael Graz wrote:
> Greetings.  Not sure how to proceed here but I have finished extending Gary
> Bishop's UNC python readline package to support vi command line editing.
> Previously it only supported emacs mode.  Now the mode can be selected in
> the standard way via a .inpurc file (ie "set editing-mode vi").

This is certainly the right place, given how Jorgen (the current developer for 
pyreadline, the continuation of UNC readline) is here.

> It contains all the goodies vi users rely on such as jump to next word, find
> character, compound commands with multipliers, dot command, yank buffer,
> history search and so on.  It also contains a redo feature (ctrl-r) like vim
> which reverses an undo.
> 
>  
> 
> Gary has agreed to this extension.  Is there anyone willing to test, give
> feedback on or merge in the changes?  Or else let me know what I can do.  I
> tried sending an earlier email with notes on how to download this new code
> but it seems the mailer blocked the message - perhaps since it contained
> links?

No, links should be OK:

http://ipython.scipy.org/

for example.  Can you try reposting with the links?  I saw a bounced message 
from you, but it was (I think) because you weren't subscribed yet.

Cheers,

f




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