[IPython-user] confirm exit 0 the default?
Sat Jul 19 22:21:49 CDT 2008
I just think of the close keyboard binding as Ctrl-D-return, accepting
the default Yes with the return (leaving my confirm exit setting to
On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 2:45 PM, Ondrej Certik <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I find that I am always setting the confirm exit to 0 in my
> .ipython/ipythonrc each time I install ipython.
> What does the majority of users prefer? confirm exit 0 or 1 by default?
> I found in docs/attic/ChangeLog
> 2002-11-02 Fernando Perez <email@example.com>
> * IPython/UserConfig/ipythonrc.py: Made confirm_exit 1 by
> default. Now that the default at the confirmation prompt is yes,
> it's not so intrusive. François' argument that ipython sessions
> tend to be complex enough not to lose them from an accidental C-d,
> is a valid one.
> So I guess I won't convince you, but nevertheless I find it quite
> annoying that ipython asks me -- do you really want to do what you
> want to do?
> For example Sage sessions can also be very valuable, but it doesn't
> ask you if you really want to exit.
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