[IPython-dev] ipipe news
walter at livinglogic.de
Fri Mar 3 13:43:13 EST 2006
Fernando Perez wrote:
> Walter Dörwald wrote:
>> Anyway, IMHO we should implement 2) and document the possibility to
>> directly reference attributes as a "2.4 goodie".
> That sounds like a good plan. 2.3 compatibility is important because a
> large number of installed users still have that (Mac OSX and the
> 'enterprise' versions of RedHat, amongst others) in their 'out of the
> box' configs. But it's OK if a few extra conveniences are only
> available for 2.4 when they they can't be implemented in a backport, as
> long as the basic functionality (like the example in the docstring :)
> work with 2.3.
And I think the docstring should probably start with a "safer" example,
i.e. one that doesn't take ages to complete.
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