[IPython-dev] History in ipython1
Mon Jul 21 22:47:31 CDT 2008
On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 06:32:30PM +0300, Ville M. Vainio wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 7:00 AM, Gael Varoquaux
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > number of past executions. Of course, we can always fallback on our feet
> > by checking the length of the history, and resetting the cursor to that,
> > but it seems simpler to count from the back. How to people feel about
> > that?
> It would seem simpler to have 0 as the first element, mostly to ensure
> that item number 3 will always be the same item (i.e. stable
Hum, as you load a history, you prepend things to the beginning of the
list, so item number 3 will stop being item number 3. I think of history
as "item 3 lines ago".
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