[IPython-dev] Refactoring prefilter and ipython1

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Sat Mar 10 03:40:07 EST 2007

On 3/7/07, Dan Milstein <danmil at comcast.net> wrote:
> >> To address Dan's questions about prefilter more specifically: my
> >> biggest worry is not to stall a potential contributor.  It's a bit
> >
> > I don't really see much need to reorganize the prefilter system. It's
> > terminal-independent, only deals with strings etc.
> The rewrite I've got planned is fairly modest (I think).  The main
> goal is just to make it much clearer what triggers a particular
> handler.  It should be no problem to keep it in a private copy for a
> few weeks, and then figure out how to merge it back over.  As Ville
> says, it actually has a fairly simple interface to much of the rest
> of the system -- it just takes a string and returns a string.  So I'm
> optimistic.
> As I find time, I'll work on that, and if it gets to a finished
> point, I'll post changes so people can take a look, with the
> understanding that it likely won't be seriously considered until
> after 0.7.4.

Great, thanks!  Your tests are already useful as it is :)



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