[IPython-dev] 0.9 beta, anything left?

Ville M. Vainio vivainio@gmail....
Fri Aug 15 06:58:45 CDT 2008


On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 6:06 AM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:

> so I can't deal with this.  I'm ok leaving it as is, since the code is
> written, but no promises: when we restructure magics, I reserve the
> right to change this if needed.  If it can be kept without hassles, I

Of course, though I think there should be no need for that. If the
restructuring kills the freeform magic argument lists, it would need
a redesign before it makes the architecture too rigid.

> won't change it gratuitously; but my tolerance for special-casing
> stuff is dropping dramatically, so this one could go in the future
> (into cd -p foo or similar).

It's not special casing as far as code/architecture goes, it's special
casing as far as interactive usage goes (which is not a sin). User
interfaces are all about special cases like that.

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