[IPython-user] IPython.kernel.client.Task is not present!
Fri Sep 12 11:14:30 CDT 2008
I am in the process of finishing updating the docs. When they are
done, I will let you know. I would love to get feedback from you on
this. I am hopeful that the new docs will answer all of your
On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 1:01 AM, mark starnes
> That's great. Thanks!
> Brian Granger wrote:
>> This might be useful:
>> It is the part of our documentation that lists all the changes made in
>> IPython. From one of the sections in it:
>> The notion of a task has been completely reworked. An ITask interface
>> has been created. This interface defines the methods that tasks need
>> to implement. These methods are now responsible for things like
>> submitting tasks and processing results. There are two basic task
>> types: IPython.kernel.task.StringTask (this is the old Task object,
>> but renamed) and the new IPython.kernel.task.MapTask, which is based
>> on a function.
>> Hope that helps.
>> On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 1:59 PM, mark starnes
>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Hi everyone, silly question so please be patient!
>>> Following the IPython documentation, an example for task farming is present on page '104'.
>>> It reads:
>>> QuickStart Task Farming
>>> First, a quick example of how to start running the most basic Tasks. The first step is to import the IPython
>>> client module and then create a TaskClient instance:
>>> In : from IPython.kernel import client
>>> In : tc = client.TaskClient()
>>> Then the user wrap the commands the user want to run in Tasks:
>>> In : tasklist = 
>>> In : for n in range(1000):
>>> ... tasklist.append(client.Task("a = %i"%n, pull="a"))
>>> but when I try the last line, client.Task does not exist. Checking client's contents:
>>> In : dir(client)
>>> Has Task been renamed / moved? Maybe I've broken things!
>>> I'm using:
>>> Python 2.5.1 (r251:54863, Jan 10 2008, 18:00:49),
>>> IPython 0.9.rc1
>>> Thanks in advance,
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