[IPython-dev] Another shell: pyglet!

Ondrej Certik ondrej@certik...
Fri Apr 3 13:08:58 CDT 2009


On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 10:47 AM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey folks,
>
> Great timing with the other Blender thread...  I've just been
> interacting with Nicolas Rougier, the author of this cool little
> thing:
>
> http://www.loria.fr/~rougier/glnumpy.html
>
> It's beautiful and fast.  Nicolas is using a lot of ipython internals,
> the kind of thing that is likely to break as our APIs evolve and we
> develop a stable public one.  So it would be a lot easier if we were
> to ship this together with ipython, maintain it with the rest of the
> frontends, etc.  I think it's still at the level of being a small
> useful component more than a full-fledged shell, but having it in our
> 'lab', with the contributions of the rest of the team, might help it
> grow quickly.  Nicolas has made a fantastic start here, and I'd really
> like to see this kind of tool be available (for those who want OpenGL)
> out of the box with the project.
>
> Opinions?

Looks good. We could then use this frontend with sympy to pretty print
equations.

So this frotnend would depend on pyglet. So far we were shipping
pyglet with sympy, but I think we should just remove it and rather
depend on it (just for plotting).

Ondrej


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