[IPython-dev] Re: ipython gui idea (all to be credited to win32 readline suckage

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Mon Sep 20 13:56:43 CDT 2004


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> ipython gui idea (all to be credited to win32 readline suckage
> From:
> Leonardo Santagada <santagada at gmail.com>
> Date:
> Fri, 17 Sep 2004 19:20:20 -0300
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> ipython-dev at scipy.net
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> How dificult would be to make ipython a full wxpython or tk program? I
> want to do a gui in the lines of Py Crust, would that be feasible? Or
> maybe reinplement readline in pure python, because my windows version
> don't let me type "/". I don't really want to fix it because in
> windows a console windows will always be ugly as hell and only have 80
> colluns I think. Would someone be interested in that?
> ps. i didn't subscribe to this list yet, so please send your answers
> to my email also.
> thanks in advance,

Such a work is starting already.  I suspect for someone who doesn't know the 
ipython codebase it would be quite time-consuming, since the code is very 
badly organized.  But I know my way around that mess, so hopefully it won't be 
too bad.  And precisely what I'm doing is organizing it better for the future. 
  I've only barely started, as firt I need to tie up a few loose ends with 
matplotlib support.  but that is almost finished.



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