[IPython-dev] [IPython-user] Development plans update

Ville M. Vainio vivainio@gmail....
Fri Feb 1 16:00:31 CST 2008


On Feb 1, 2008 11:38 PM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg.net@gmail.com> wrote:

> I think to say that with ipython1 "it is a priority to retain API
> compatibility with the trunk" is a misinterpretation of Fernando's
> earlier statement.  Many things in the ipython trunk API are by
> definition impossible to carry over the ipython1 because the
> assumptions and abstractions are so different.  Of course, where we
> can we will try to maintain API compatibility, but I think those cases
> will be few and far between.

Why are they so different?

trunk/ is like the core, and a frontend will just manage the read /
display functionality.

If we just change all the printing to be some "write" function that
can dump stuff to frontend, and raw_input to get stuff from front end,
what else is different?

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