[IPython-dev] Notebook command line - parameters checked?
Fri Apr 20 13:48:23 CDT 2012
On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 11:42 AM, Fernando Perez <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hey Matthew,
> sorry, this one fell through the cracks..
>> On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 10:16 PM, Matthew Brett <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> I just noticed that these command lines:
>>> $ ipython notebook unlikely
>>> $ ipython notebook unlikely=impossible
>>> $ ipython notebook --pylab=impossible
>>> all pass without remark, but this:
>>> $ ipython notebook --unlikely=impossible
>>> WARNING: Unrecognized alias: 'unlikely', it will probably have no
>>> effect.[NotebookApp] Using existing profile dir:
>>> Is this intended (the no-comments I mean)?
>> Should I enter an issue for this?
> Yes, I think so, though I'm not sure how fixable it is, Min will have
> a better idea: the problem is that the command-line handling captures
> flags and then has to pass that information 'downstream' to all
> components that make up an application, but it doesn't know in advance
> what all the valid flags are from 'below'. But definitely file it so
> we have a focused place to document/discuss this...
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