[IPython-User] %edit in qtconsole vs ipython

Brent Pedersen bpederse@gmail....
Tue Aug 2 09:28:47 CDT 2011


On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 7:17 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 1:13 PM, Christoph Deil <deil.christoph@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On Aug 1, 2011, at 7:33 PM, MinRK wrote:
>>
>> To my taste, switching the
>> default, and having `%edit -r foo` to also run the file would be
>> preferable.
>>
>> -MinRK
>>
>> +1
>
> Before we revert a long-standing default, I'd like to hear more feedback from users, because I personally know a number of people who do love the default behavior.  Since it's more common to speak up about things we don't like than those we do, there's a real risk that by responding to a few vocal requests for change, we may alienate a larger group who was happy with the current behavior.
>
> I have no problem with changing defaults when the original choice was obviously wrong. But in cases where there's more of a gray area (or where we see evidence of personal preferences pointing both ways), we should simply stick with the existing choices (adding when possible more configurability).
>
> Cheers,
>
> f
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I do prefer the run-on-exit behavior. Is there a chance this could be
specified in the profile config?


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