[IPython-dev] [nbconvert] Reining in the number of constructor arguments

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Sat Dec 1 23:00:31 CST 2012


Minimally they should be used for any thing that we ever might want to
*change*.  But sometimes, even in the core functionality of a class
you might want the type checking that traitlets provides.

On Sat, Dec 1, 2012 at 8:45 PM, David Warde-Farley
<d.warde.farley@gmail.com> wrote:
> Another question: am I right that it does not seem appropriate to have
> the input/output files/streams as traitlet/configurable parameters?
> >From my birds-eye view, it seems that this facility is more for
> default behaviour modification than specifying "fill-ins" for the core
> function of a class. Am I wrong?
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