[IPython-user] confirm exit 0 the default?

Ryan Krauss ryanlists@gmail....
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
1).

On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 2:45 PM, Ondrej Certik <ondrej@certik.cz> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> 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  <fperez@colorado.edu>
>
>    * 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.
>
>
> Ondrej
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