[IPython-dev] %edit magic in new frontends

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Wed Jun 1 15:06:28 CDT 2011


On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 2:31 AM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1 June 2011 04:37, Brian Granger <ellisonbg@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> * I vote that the -x flag be removed completely.  Edit should just edit.
>
> This is already done in code - the -x flag isn't accepted when calling %edit
> in a ZMQ shell. It just hasn't been removed from the docstring yet.
>
> Or do you mean that the single process terminal frontend shouldn't execute
> code after editing?

Yes, I have always found it confusing that "edit" actually meant "edit
and run" in the terminal.

Cheers,

Brian

> Thomas
>



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Brian E. Granger
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