[IPython-user] Re: [IPython-dev] I need feedback: new escape for @magics?

Ville Vainio vivainio at kolumbus.fi
Thu Sep 30 10:45:42 CDT 2004


Alexander Schmolck wrote:

>I think ':' is too good for the purpose (it's much easier to type then the
>rest, which seems a waste given that I suspect that almost no-one will ever
>type it -- I at least normally find no need to explicitly prefix the magic
>methods). So I'd rather save it for the future and go with % (or &) instead.
>  
>

+1. & stands out from clean python code by being a generally messy 
symbol like @, so it should do :).




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