[SciPy-user] Re: [SciPy-dev] MCMC, Kalman Filtering, AI for SciPy?
Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Tue Sep 28 14:27:03 CDT 2004
Pearu Peterson schrieb:
> On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, Fernando Perez wrote:
>>But hopefully this can be fixed at some point, I'm willing to believe it's
>>possible to somehow work things out. One option might be for scipy, upon
>>import, to inject its own help() wrapper into __builtins__. This wrapper
>>could then detect whether it's being called with a string, in which case it
>>could try to avoid the delayed import things which break the normal help()
>>calls, or if it's called with an object name, case in which throwing a
>>NameError for undefined things is OK. I know this is only a hand-wavy
>>sketch, but I just am not quite willing to swallow that a solution is
>>'impossible', knowing the flexibility of python. But since I can't really
>>offer code right now, I won't complain either ;)
> This issue is now fixed in CVS. Btw, ppimport hooks actually work very
> similar to what you describe above ;-)
Wow. How's that for speedy service...
I guess it was worth complaining a bit :)
Best, and many thanks!
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