[IPython-dev] Release plan for 0.9

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 00:31:00 EDT 2008

Fernando Perez wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 1:00 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Fernando Perez wrote:
>>> 6. Robert Kern's contexts branch:
>>> https://code.launchpad.net/~robert-kern/ipython/contexts
>>> Robert, what's your plan on this one?  Keep it as branch for now, or
>>> push it into this release?
>> I think it can be pushed.
> I see these issues (doing this on trunk):
> lon[IPython]> grin make_user_ns
> ./Shell.py:
>   567 :         user_ns = IPython.ipapi.make_user_ns(user_ns)
> ./ipapi.py:
>   562 : def make_user_ns(user_ns = None):
>   586 :     Similar to make_user_ns(), but global namespaces are
> really only needed in
> ./iplib.py:
>   287 :         user_ns = IPython.ipapi.make_user_ns(user_ns)
> I don't see your changeset addressing either the Shell or the iplib
> uses of this, do they?  The Shell one is in the matplotlib Shell
> class.

The iplib one was already gone. The Shell one will be gone as soon as I remember 
how to push to launchpad again.

> I've now grabbed your branch, so I can test easily if you make fixes
> and we can merge.  These changes are small and localized enough that
> once we address this, I'm happy to do it.  It would also be good if
> you add proper reST parameter descriptions to the docstrings of the
> new functions you wrote.

   something : type



Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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