[IPython-dev] IPython proposal: getting rid of "ipython -pylab\-wthread\etc."

Brian Granger ellisonbg.net@gmail....
Thu Jul 16 13:07:17 CDT 2009


> OK, that's great. It enlightens me. So, it seems you guys are on the
> right track. I'll just wait for the new versions of wx to come out. You
> are doing great work on that.
>

Thanks.


> One piece of warning: Wx has a terrible upgrade path. Upgrading it breaks
> stuff. As a consequence, people don't upgrade it often, and my experience
> is that we have to maintain compatibility with old version for years (at
> least 3 years: in Ubuntu, latest release, installing SPE drags along
> wxPython 2.6, and thus people find themselves importing this version
> without realizing it).
>

This is good to know.

Cheers,

Brian


>
> Gaël
>
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