[IPython-dev] Curses Frontend
Fri Mar 12 13:22:56 CST 2010
On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 2:56 AM, Walter Dörwald <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 08.03.10 21:38, Brian Granger wrote:
>>> It looks to me like ipipe is on deathrow for IPython 0.11, and in my
>>> version of 0.11 it crashes occasionally. It has some interesting
>>> functionality, but if its not going to be part of the main distribution,
>>> support for it will have to wait. I'm also a very long way from getting
>>> any sort of curses frontend working, and that's definitely highest
>>> priority: basic functionality.
>> Yes, we need to decide what to do with ipipe for 0.11. My feeling is that
>> it should be hosted as a separate project (that is why it is in deathrow)
>> but this has not been discussed.
> I have no problem with taking ipipe out of the IPython distribution and
> releasing it as a separate project.
> We could have a page in the IPython wiki that lists all external IPython
Yes, I think this is a good idea.
>> We are really wanting to keep the core of
>> IPython as small as possible, as the code base has grown in size far
>> beyond our development teams abilities to keep up.
>> Minimally, ipipe needs to be updated to the new APIs, but that
>> shouldn't be too difficult.
> Do you have any hints on how that could be done? What ipipe currently
> uses is the following:
> from IPython.utils import generics
Is there a problem with generics? If so it might be related to this:
It this is a different issue, could you explain further?
>>> However, I'm definitely going to keep in mind that others may wish to
>>> use curses from within the curses frontend; once the main curses
>>> frontend is working, I'll think about how that may work.
>>> On 03/05/2010 12:27 PM, Walter Dörwald wrote:
>>>> IPython contains some curses functionality (in the ipipe module). To
>>>> check it out, do
>>>> >>> from ipipe import *
>>>> >>> ils
>>>> Documentation can be found here http://ipython.scipy.org/moin/UsingIPipe
>>>> It would be great if your curses frontend still supported ipipe.
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Brian E. Granger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
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