[IPython-user] Re: Question about IPython
pythondev-dang at lazytwinacres.net
Fri Mar 12 07:43:54 CST 2004
> From: Andrew Boling <davin at eztradelive.com>
> The main disadvantage of the above are the names of shell commands
> overriding the names of functions in the global namespace (with the
> exclusion of iPython commands, which are protected). This will not be
> noticable for the most part - many python statements contain parenthesis
> on the first argument which would prevent a shell command from matching
> as it is, and the Python builtins that do not use parenthesis (print,
> if, for, while, def, class, etc.) generally do not have commandline
> equivilants; shells internally interpret most of those directives.
print is a command on Windows systems, usually found in the \winnt\system32 directory these days, which is definitely in the typical PATH.
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