[IPython-dev] Prefilter reorg ready for trunk

Walter Dörwald walter at livinglogic.de
Wed May 9 19:11:09 EDT 2007

Fernando Perez wrote:
> On 5/9/07, Ville M. Vainio <vivainio at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 5/9/07, Walter Dörwald <walter at livinglogic.de> wrote:
>> > Another solution would be to put the HTML as a string into igrid.py
>> > itself, but then it will no longer work in a standalone browser.
>> I think we should just leave it out of the igrid.py file, i.e. put in
>> fernando's patch, leave the menu button broken and get 0.8.1 released
>> (with the fixed pyreadline). Finally :-)
> Walter?  Since this is your baby, I'd like to hear your opinion before
> taking action.  Keeping both branches open for much longer is a
> distraction, so we should certainly take action quickly.  But if you
> feel this is a really important fix, go ahead and do something like
> html_help = """
> COPY-PASTE your text here.
> """
> for now as a stop-gap measure,

Done (the menu item "Show help in browser" is still broken though).

> and we can keep the actual html file in
> the doc/ directory as per my patch.

OK, go ahead and apply your patch.

> With that, the help will work
> both within the wx igrid tool and from an external browser, and you
> can later work on a cleaner solution for the long term.
> Otherwise, we just go as proposed by Ville with my patch and leave
> this for post-0.8.1

Nik as a few pending patches for igrid (a few new commands etc.). We'll 
check those in, once 0.8.1 is out the door.


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