[IPython-user] [IPython-dev] Release of pyreadline 1.3

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Fri Jun 2 03:24:37 CDT 2006


On 6/2/06, Andrew Straw <strawman at astraw.com> wrote:
> Is pyreadline a Windows-only thing?

Yes, the *nices have the real readline.  Well, in OSX I think it needs
to be added by hand b/c Apple doesn't really ship it by default, but
at least it exists.  Under Win32, until UNC readline came along,
ipython was kind of crippled (not tab, no arrow-history, no
colors,...).

Cheers,

f




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