[IPython-dev] Extensible pretty-printing
Thu Oct 28 04:47:29 CDT 2010
On 28.10.10 11:45, Walter Dörwald wrote:
> 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?
BTW, here's a directy link to the file with documentation:
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