[IPython-dev] [Bug 215994] Re: We need to add the "complete" method to the Interpreter/Engine/Controller in IPython1

Ville M. Vainio vivainio@gmail....
Fri Nov 14 10:44:37 CST 2008

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 7:28 AM, Barry Wark <barrywark@gmail.com> wrote:

> I agree with the decision to push completion into the frontends.
> However, now we need to think about how the frontend is to gain
> knowlege of the relevant namespace (presumably the user wants the
> completion to be relevant for the namespace where the command will
> eventually be executed, not for the frontend). Observing namespace

I don't really see the point of doing it in the frontend, since it's
clearly a "model" level feature, and can't be reliably done in
frontend. What about custom completers etc.?

Ville M. Vainio

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