[IPython-dev] readline suckage
vivainio at kolumbus.fi
Thu Jul 1 14:08:36 EDT 2004
Fernando Perez wrote:
> Did you have a go at that bitchy readline thing with whitespaces? It
> pissed me off last night...
No, I figured the fix you implemented is good enough for now, and if the
readline really expects the completions given by "complete()" to
actually begin with the "text" argument (as the docs state), there is
very little we can do about it for now. Perhaps the fix should be
focused on the python implementation of readline, which is needed on
windows anyway (and windows tend to suffer from space-ridden filenames
more than *n*x anyway...).
However, gnu readline does support spaces in filenames (as evidenced by
bash & friends). So perhaps the fix should be made to the python
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