[IPython-dev] underscore and gettext interaction

Ville Vainio vivainio at kolumbus.fi
Fri Jul 2 09:48:33 EDT 2004

Fernando Perez wrote:

> Do you mean circumvented by the user?  That's definitely an option, 
> but I'd like to really fix it in the core.  Especially because they 
> would have to do
> l.install();tr=_
> so that it all happens before ipython has a chance to mangle the _ 
> variable. Plus, it makes testing of real code fragments which rely on 
> _ tricky in ipython.  So I think it's worth fixing it for real.

Apparently normal python interactive interpreter stores "_" in 
__builtin__, which should achieve what you want...

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