[IPython-dev] possible cpaste bug

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Wed Aug 12 11:38:03 EDT 2009

On 2009-08-12 07:10 AM, John Hunter wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 12:06 AM, Fernando Perez<fperez.net at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Your wish is our command, Dr. Hunter; bug and solution:
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ipython/+bug/412339
>> https://code.launchpad.net/~ipython-dev/ipython/cpaste-fixes
> Ahh this is working perfectly.  Many thanks. I wonder if the silent
> mode in the original implementation was a design choice or a
> convenience.

I frequently consider "laziness" to be a design choice. But I do agree that 
echoing by default would be a good idea. It gives the user confidence that the 
pasted code is what the user thought it was.

Robert Kern

"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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