[IPython-dev] IPython issues in Sage
Wed Jul 16 01:38:09 CDT 2008
> Ville's explanation is correct, I'll just give you a tiny bit of
> detail to clarify things further: ipython executes all user code in a
> special dict called user_ns. It *used* to also populate the builtin
> namespace with a few things, but we're trying to move away as much as
> possible from this, because having system-wide globals causes all
> kinds of other problems.
> Sorry if this one bit you, since it was an API change, but it was for the best.
> Let us know if Ville's other suggestions don't fully solve your problem.
Yep, that worked. Thanks to both of you for the explanation.
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