[IPython-dev] use of InteractiveShell and R magic
Thu Jun 14 19:31:52 CDT 2012
On 15 June 2012 00:30, Brian Granger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> But don't we have similar assumptions about InteractiveShell being a
> singleton throughout the code base. The patterns used by the magic
> system are by no means unique. I am not sure I would call this a bug.
I think, and I've mentioned before, that we should gradually try to
remove this assumption. There are some use cases for having multiple
InteractiveShell objects in one process. It's one reason I like the
extension system - it achieves loose coupling without assuming that
there will only ever be one shell object.
This is a low priority, long term goal, though.
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