[IPython-dev] Future of wxIpython

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux at normalesup.org
Sun Aug 17 15:54:53 EDT 2008

On Sun, Aug 17, 2008 at 12:43:57PM -0700, Fernando Perez wrote:
> As I said in an eariler email, I have the impression that Laurent's
> code is a self-contained WX app, while Gael has built a basic
> component with an eye for the new architecture.  So from where I stand
> (and I could be missing something, I haven't gone in detail over both
> codes), Laurent should be able to deploy a nice, full-featured
> IPython-Wx app, with menus, side panes, etc, built on top of the core
> component developed by Gael.  Gael's is much simpler by design: it is
> intended to be almost like a 'wx-ipython widget' to be reused
> elsewhere, in particular for possible embedding into Enthought's
> Envisage system in the future.

That's exactly it. I think the goals of the two code bases are not the
same, and thus Laurent can hopefuly make good use of my implementation.
In addition, I will not be pursuing Laurent's goals.


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