[IPython-dev] Thinking about 0.12...

MinRK benjaminrk@gmail....
Sat Oct 8 20:15:30 CDT 2011


On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 18:04, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 3:22 PM, MinRK <benjaminrk@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 01:41, Paul Ivanov <pivanov314@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> I'd really like to see terminal-based two-process working in 0.12, see
> >> https://github.com/ipython/ipython/pull/708 which currently has no
> >> labels.
> >
> > That would be great!  If you fix the weird signal-handling issue, the
> only
> > thing really missing should be an interface for the extra commands, like
> > restarting/interrupting the kernel. But the signal behavior is really a
> > show-stopper as it is.
> > I just don't have time to work on that, so if you pick it up, it would be
> > great to have in 0.12.
>
> Eventually we'll probably want to refactor the various classes that
> handle these guys a bit further, to simplify the construction of one-
> or two- process versions of the main clients, but this would be a
> great start.
>
> Let us know how it goes and if you need any help, we can also meet up
> on campus to discuss it hands-on.
>

Yes, and the more two-process clients we have, the better we will understand
what might need to be reorganized. So please do complain about design
weirdness you encounter, and anything that might make developing new clients
easier.

Right now, we have The QtConsole, notebook, and Paul's vim-client.

-MinRK


> Cheers,
>
> f
>
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