[IPython-dev] Notebook development plans
Tue Jan 31 21:19:17 CST 2012
On 1/31/12 8:28 PM, Brian Granger wrote:
> You may have noticed that the pace of notebook development has
> accelerated recently. The reason behind this is that Fernando, Min
> and I have some DoD funding to work on the notebook/IPython.parallel
> this year. Through late March, I am working full time on the notebook
> and after that I will continue to spend a significant fraction of my
> time on the notebook through summer.
> A number of you have started to contribute to the notebook. We
> greatly appreciate this as there is *much* to be done. We have been
> doing some planning and wanted to bring everyone up to speed.
> * Increasingly, the notebook is moving in the direction of being a
> full blown multiuser web-app with notions of multiple directories,
> projects, sharing, publishing, etc. This will involve a massive
> amount of design work and there are many stakeholders involved. We
> plan on doing much of this design work at PyCon. Please let us know
> if you will be there and we will work hard to include everyone.
It sounds like the lines between the sage notebook and the ipython
notebook are blurring. That's a good thing, I think. You guys have a
much more modular, up-to-date design. And we'd like to expand the sage
notebook to cover workflows that more closely mimic working at the
I won't be at PyCon, but I'm curious if there will be other Sage
notebook developers there (I'm CCing the Sage notebook mailing list).
It would be good to collaborate.
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