[IPython-dev] Revival of %store (pspersistence)?

Ville M. Vainio vivainio@gmail....
Mon Nov 1 15:34:28 CDT 2010

On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 7:24 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:

> Personally, I dislike the %store functionality as it is currently written. Among
> other things, I don't like that it restores all of the variables at the start of
> the session. Every time I've used it, I've forgotten about the %stored variables
> until I begin to investigate why it takes ipython so long to start up.

The answer is not to use it for large data.

I regularly use it for small things like strings, macros and aliases
and haven't noticed any slowdowns.

Ville M. Vainio @@ Forum Nokia

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