[IPython-dev] ctrl+c in gui, event loops, sure i'm missing something...

Ville M. Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Thu Feb 12 06:22:46 EST 2009

On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 12:39 PM, Gael Varoquaux
<gael.varoquaux at normalesup.org> wrote:

> The second problem is that the code allowing to have ipython0 features is
> a hack that is incompatible with out-of-process execution. Briefly, you
> need to share the namespace of the two engine (the ipython0 and the
> ipython1) to get magics and code completion. The clean way out of this is

Why is that, really? If code completion happens at backend, there is
nothing apart from a list of strings that frontend needs to know (and
it only needs to tell backend about the string that is to be
completed). Magics, otoh, are just a backend issue that frontend
doesn't need to know about...

Ville M. Vainio

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