[IPython-dev] Full input syntax support finished and ready for review/merge

Evan Patterson epatters at enthought.com
Fri Aug 20 15:16:19 EDT 2010

Thanks for the detailed report, Brian. Let's plan on a 9 am PST Monday
morning conference call.

I will merge with you soon and begin integrating %edit and paging in the


On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 1:55 PM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Evan and Fernando,
> I have merged both the updated trunk and Evan's qtfrontend branch into
> my newkernel branch.  BUT, let's not create a new branch yet because
> Evan and I will be committing to our branches all day while you are at
> a meeting.  Thus, until we can all sync properly, let's continue to
> use my newkernel branch as the main development branch for this work.
> Maybe later tonight once Evan and I are done coding and are fully
> synch'd again, we can create the new branch.
> Also:
> * The %edit magic is working.
> * All magics that use paging are now working.
> Evan will have to update the frontends to do something more sensible
> than the basic things I am doing (eg, I just have the frontend print
> for paging for now).
> In terms of the original timeline that we outlined with Eric, we are
> pretty close to being on target.  The only places we are lacking a bit
> are:
> * We said we would have exceptions coming back in a structured form by
> this week.
> * We said we would start the GUI integration stuff.
> * We said we would have tab completion working.  For very basic
> things, it is working, but the more I have played with it, the more I
> have found that doesn't work.
> Even though technically, we are a little behind, I feel really good
> because I think we are further ahead in other important ways.  The
> payload system has worked extremely well and has made things like edit
> and paging way easier than we thought.  The payload system should also
> make it easy to get the other magics working (not sure which don't
> work right now).
> For next week here is what we have listed on the timeline:
> * Additional magics ported.  I think we can just start to go through
> all of our magics and get the rest working.  This is tedious, but
> shouldn't be too bad with
> the payload stuff in place.
> * Plotting support starts to work.  This will be our big task for next
> week I think and could be a lot of work.
> * Finish the things we didn't finish from this week.
> * Other little things that have come up (I have a list).
> I have to run some errands this afternoon, but I will be around later.
>  Should we plan on talking again on Monday at 9 am?
> Cheers,
> Brian
> On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 11:16 AM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Howdy,
> >
> > On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 12:02 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> OK, thanks for the report.  I think I didn't test carefully enough the
> >> *multi line* input case, only the line-at-a-time.  I'll look into this
> >> in a few hours and will report back, I have a couple of local things I
> >> need to take care of now.
> >>
> >
> > I just merged blockbreaker into trunk, all tests pass.
> >
> > Later today I'll set up a shared newkenel branch in upstream so we can
> > all sync more easily.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > f
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> Assistant Professor of Physics
> Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
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