[IPython-dev] Last checks on release notes for 0.10
robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 11:44:08 EDT 2009
On 2009-08-04 05:56, Fernando Perez wrote:
> * IPython includes a copy of Steven Bethard's argparse_ in the
> :mod:`IPython.external` package, so we can use it internally and it is also
> available to any IPython user. By installing it in this manner, we ensure
> zero conflicts with any system-wide installation you may already have while
> minimizing external dependencies for new users.
> * The :mod:`argparse` module has been added to :mod:`IPython.external`.
Also, argparse 1.0 was just released. It shouldn't break anything to upgrade
IPython's copy. Of course, we're also not using any of the new features or bug
fixes in IPython itself, but I would want to in my kernmagic library.
"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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