[IPython-dev] Magics that have return values, $$var=cmd simplification
Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Tue Jan 24 13:10:20 CST 2006
Ville Vainio wrote:
> On 1/24/06, Ville Vainio <vivainio at gmail.com> wrote:
>>The regexp to catch these reliably is trivial (provided that var name
>>is (\w+) and both are illegal python. Anyone have any
>>doubt/objections? $$var = cmd syntax is there but it's not as easy to
>>remember or obvious.
> An extra idea - we could add a "pluggable prefilter" system a'la:
Yes, prefilters are obviously one of the prime candidates for extension
points. Pysh is an example, and SAGE (http://modular.ucsd.edu/sage/) takes
this idea quite far, but it would be nice to make this kind of usage as simple
as possible for new extension writers.
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