[IPython-dev] Extensible pretty-printing
Wed Oct 27 11:42:48 CDT 2010
On 10/27/10 11:41 AM, Fernando Perez wrote:
> Hey Robert,
> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 8:37 AM, Robert Kern<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> In the ticket discussion around my patch to restore the result_display hook,
>> Brian suggested that the real issue is what the extensibility API for this
>> functionality should be. I would like to propose the pretty extension as that
>> API. I propose that it should be integrated into the core of IPython as the
>> pretty-printer instead of pprint. pretty allows one to specify pretty-print
>> functions for individual types and have them used in nested contexts.
> Can you remind me which ticket that was? For all of github's great
> things, their ticket search is broken beyond comprehension and is for
> all intents and purposes useless.
Pull request, actually:
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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