[IPython-dev] IPython and Qt?!
hans_meine at gmx.net
Wed Jun 1 05:43:30 EDT 2005
On Tuesday 31 May 2005 21:04, Fernando Perez wrote:
> >>I patched IPython/Shell.py to run a QApplication in
> >>a separate thread, and my first experiments were quite successful.
> I love it when I get to use my little time machine :)
Quite effective, that one.
> Did you have a look at last night's (my time) announcement of ipython
Er.. _your time_ ;-) BTW: I suscribed just before posting, but of course I
could have had a look in the archives only to find that there would have been
no announcement because you travelled back in time just after my mail, but
then I could have caught the difference in the archives later.. ;-))
> The big new feature there is Qt support...
> Note that the Qt support in ipython wasn't written by me, but by a group
> of friends who are extremely experienced with Qt. I think they found
> out, after trying something like your patch, that it wasn't quite
I myself was very suprised that my short patch worked so well in my tests,
> In certain cases, things could still block.
...intuitively expected sth. like this.
> If you read the
> current Shell.py, you'll see that they play some special tricks with the
> timer to avoid deadlocks.
Will have a look. :-)
> Have a look at .14, and let me know if it doesn't do what you need...
That's what I do ATM (trying .14).
Thanks for the great work.
BTW: In our python shell, filename completion works (only) within strings.
So, when typing
I will get the filename parameter completed.
I guess when I ask whether you planned sth. like this, too, you'll tell my
that you released (and announced) .15 just yesterday. ;-)
Have a nice day,
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