[IPython-dev] GUI support: conflicts between IPython 0.11 and Matplotlib/ETS
Fri Feb 12 04:08:18 CST 2010
On Friday 12 February 2010 11:02:52 you wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 10:42:32AM +0100, Hans Meine wrote:
> > Huh? Honestly, why should applications modify their __main__ to check
> > for *existing* global objects -
> Because nobody should code thinking they own the main. It makes debugging
> and reusing much harder.
But I am thinking of mains like the following:
if __name__ == "__main__":
app = QtGui.QApplication(sys.argv)
mw = BeverageMainWindow()
This is a prototypical __main__ which I'd like to be able to %run from IPython
as well as from the commandline. If I want to reuse code, I'll import the
file and reuse BeverageMainWindow, but not the __main__ code.
> That's my point of view, and it comes from a long experience of trying to
> help people run code, debug code, or simply get the job done using third
> party code.
Maybe then those people put too much code into __main__?
Have a nice day,
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