[IPython-dev] Last checks on release notes for 0.10

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 14:59:35 EDT 2009

On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 8:44 AM, Robert Kern<robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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`.
> Dupe!

Thanks, fixed!

> 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.

Done.  We're barely making use of it now, all tests pass and the
ipcluster script which is the only one using it has no problems.  So
I'm glad we can ship 0.10 with argparse 1.0, thanks for catching that.



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