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

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 20:31:42 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 3:26 PM, Ville M. Vainio <vivainio at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.

I forgot to add that I'm super happy to see you push a Qt gui forward.
 Having wx, qt and cocoa shells out of the box would be really killer.
 We'll work on ensuring they all operate on the same api that a
terminal-based one would.



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