[IPython-dev] isympy doesn't work with the new ipython-dev
Thu Feb 11 00:16:50 CST 2010
On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 11:45 PM, Fernando Perez <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Erik, it's worth mentioning we've been mulling the idea of allowing
> profiles to reside in third-party projects. Something like
> iptyhon -p sympy:isympy
> would make IPython look for
> So that Sympy itself (using sympy just as an example) could ship its
> profiles/config files by including a directory named ipython/ in its
> own tree, with config/profile directories.
> We'd like to get feedback on this idea. It's not implemented yet,
> we've just been thinking about it to minimize the coupling between
> project schedules and make it really easy for projects to expose
> ipython-based functionality without having to ask their users to copy
> profile/config files.
I'd suggest to allow loading profiles from _arbitrary_ place.
Why it is forbidden to have some specialized profile just somewhere?
For example, I would benefit if it was possible to have profile somewhere
on NFS and my group could use it from different computers. This would
allow centralized profile management in big organizations.
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