[IPython-user] two feature ideas

Ville Vainio vivainio at kolumbus.fi
Thu Feb 10 13:25:29 CST 2005


On Thu, 2005-02-10 at 09:56 -0700, Fernando Perez wrote:

>command is considered to be finished.  Right now, %edit is very serial: send 
>code to editor, wait for it to return, execute the saved file.  Since I don't 
>know how to make %edit communicate with an editor (not in a cross-platform, 
>generic way), for execution of the edited code, this is just about the only 
>solution.  But by giving up execution, what you want may be doable.  I'll see 
>what I can do.

I'm not sure whether it would be what you want, but can't you just poll
the file that is being edited? In a separate thread if need be...






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