[IPython-dev] Why .py files?
jdhunter at ace.bsd.uchicago.edu
Thu Jul 7 08:40:04 CDT 2005
>>>>> "Edward" == Edward K Ream <edreamleo at charter.net> writes:
Edward> Could someone please explain the fundamental requirement
Edward> of section 3.1 (files), namely:
Edward> "A basic requirement of this project will be that the
Edward> Python notebooks shall be valid Python source files."
Some of the arguments for using *.py files, and the eventual rejection
of these arguments in favor of XML, as well as Robert Kern's prototype
implementation which uses XML as a storage format, have been discussed
exhaustively on this list in the last few weeks
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