[IPython-dev] Practices for .10 or .11 profile formats
Thu Jul 22 15:51:14 CDT 2010
On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 12:29 PM, Erik Tollerud <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I've been meaning to add some ipython profiles to a project I'm
> working on ("recommended interactive environments" as it were), but
> I'm a little unclear as to what is the best way is to do this. I
> personally much prefer the .11 style profiles, but of course that's
> still in development, so I can't put it as a profile for general use
> until there's been some kind of release. So is .11 in some form
> likely to be out soon? Or a 10.1 that might include support for
> .11-style profiles? Or is it best to include both .11 and .10
I'm afraid right now, shipping both is the only viable solution. I'd
recommend you simply put all non-trivial code in a common file, and
refer to that file from both profiles. That way the duplication is
minimal and trivial to maintain.
Because we're making so much deep work on 0.11, I think it will be a
couple of months before it's ready for release. While 0.10.1 is
almost ready, we're just waiting for:
- the work Justin, Matthew, Satra et al are doing on batch systems
- for one of us to take a couple of hours to merge in Tom's git pull
requests with a lot of nice clenaup.
- Jonathan March's bugfix
- A fix for a small wx bug I think I introduced.
- anything I'm missing?
Basically I think 0.10.1 is very close to getting out, while 0.11 is
certainly a few months away (hopefully no more than 3).
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