[IPython-dev] Moving forward with GUI's (was Re: Help! TR: TR: Ipython plugin

Laurent Dufrechou laurent.dufrechou at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 18:47:56 EDT 2008

2008/6/3 Ville M. Vainio <vivainio at gmail.com>:

> On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 11:39 PM, Laurent Dufrechou
> <laurent.dufrechou at gmail.com> wrote:
> > About specific API for GUI devs,
> > Here is my feeling about what was missing in ipython0 and that could be
> > refactored/improved while switching to ipython1:
> Since I have some professional interest to boost my qt skills, I
> thought that providing qscintilla (and pyqt4) version of ipython might
> be a good way to really find out what needs to be generalized in
> IPython. Of course you have already done a good job with wxipython,
> but it would really help overall ipython architecture if we made the
> code in GUI's as natural as possible (i.e. without needing the hacks
> you had to do for wxipython). At least eric4 could then embed ipython
> instead of vanilla python.
> As assumedly Fernando now re-assumes the coordinator role for the
> stable branch, plus the influx of other dev's to ipython0 code base,
> it should be much easier for me personally to allocate the "ipython
> time" into playing with a largish feature like this.
> --
> Ville M. Vainio - vivainio.googlepages.com
> blog=360.yahoo.com/villevainio - g[mail | talk]='vivainio'

Hey ville, that seems quite interesting. If ultimately we could merge a lot
of thing I will be more than happy :)
So if you find ways to avoid hack drop me emails.
QT and WX must not be so different ;)
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