[IPython-dev] ipython on google app engine

Ondrej Certik ondrej@certik...
Sat May 24 05:08:42 CDT 2008


On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 11:16 AM, Ville M. Vainio <vivainio@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 11:50 AM, Ondrej Certik <ondrej@certik.cz> wrote:
>
>> 1) the look and feel (lines starting with [1] etc.)
>> 2) tab completion
>> 3) ? and ??
>> 4) inteligent up/down arrows history browsing
>>
>
>> 1) should be easy to fix, or at least come to a very close look & feel,
>> 2) This will be hard, as it will require an interaction between the
>> webbrowser and the server. We may learn from Sage, ipython1 or
>> http://knoboo.com/
>
> It should not be much harder than ?. You just pass the whole statement
> to server, just as you would with shift+enter, and it returns a list
> of completions. After that, the UI displays the previous command, and
> shows the completions in a javascript popup.

Ah, thanks for the tip. So in this case I'll give it a try soon.

Ondrej


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