[IPython-dev] 0.9 beta, anything left?
Fri Aug 15 16:18:06 CDT 2008
Ville M. Vainio wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 6:06 AM, Fernando Perez <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
As stated before, the architecture will still start with freeform argument
lists. As a matter of *policy* for builtin IPython magics, however, - and --
arguments should be processed uniformly with the same internal machinery.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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