[IPython-dev] Extensible pretty-printing
Thu Oct 28 04:45:34 CDT 2010
On 27.10.10 17:37, Robert Kern 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.
> Incidentally, this would resolve this issue by allowing the user to specify a
> pretty-printer for floats:
Are there plans to support something like pretty:
which seems to be well thought out and extensible?
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