[IPython-dev] ctrl+c in gui, event loops, sure i'm missing something...

Brian Granger ellisonbg.net@gmail....
Thu Feb 12 14:26:34 CST 2009


> I do not disagree. Unfortunately, the most tangled places are the ones
> that add most value for IPython. Also, a lot of the mess is there
> because there are just so many features and "intricate details" (as is
> evident from reading all the comments in the code).

> So it may be a
> mess but it's a valuable mess with years of battle testing

I completely agree with this.

> that can't all be factored out.

I disagree with this.  The main issue with ipython0 is that it is
welded to the terminal through readline.  There is absolutely no
reason this can't be factored out.  It may not be easy, but to support
the things that people want, we must try.

Cheers,

Brian


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