[IPython-dev] future division in embedded ipython
Wed Jul 4 12:51:18 CDT 2012
One thing that's worth pointing out: there's no way to "un-import"
future flags (unless I missed it). So once you have future division,
you're stuck with it.
On Jul 4, 2012, at 11:38 AM, Thomas Kluyver <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 4 July 2012 18:26, Carl Smith <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Maybe a configurable or something, so the user can set the way it works, and
>> just document it?? I'm not really sure.
> We try not to add more configuration unless it looks like there's a
> real need to have both options:
> - If it's configurable, there's an extra maintenance burden of making
> sure each option continues working in different scenarios.
> - Most users will never go looking for an obscure config option, so it
> doesn't relieve us from the burden of picking out a sensible default.
> In this case, I'm leaning towards the view that embedded IPython
> *should* inherit the future flags, without any config option. But it
> warrants some discussion.
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