[IPython-dev] IPython pyreadline improvement of IPython

Ville Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Sun Jan 29 17:03:14 EST 2006

On 1/29/06, Fernando Perez <Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu> wrote:

> Given that readline is absolutely central to ipython's functionality, the
> timing of our incorporating Gary's readline into our tree, and his idea of
> porting this to *nix, appears perfect.

There's still the job of actual porting... I don't know how hard it
would be, but someone needs to have enough motivation to do it, it's
mostly a political issue after all and there are several workarounds
(one of which is using ipython).

Incidentally, isn't there a BSD readline?

Ville Vainio - http://tinyurl.com/2prnb

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