[IPython-dev] IPython & ZMQ on Python 3

Brian Granger ellisonbg at gmail.com
Tue Dec 28 15:29:53 EST 2010


On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 5:04 PM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm pleased to announce that, after some changes MinRK made to pyzmq about
> an hour ago, we've got the new ZMQ communication and the Qt console frontend
> starting to work on Python 3. This is in addition to the basic shell, which
> is now fairly stable.

This is great news!  Thanks for pushing on this.

> I've attached a "hello world" screenshot showing it in colourful action.
> At present, getting set up to work with it is a bit longwinded (compiling
> PyQt from source for Python 3). Hopefully this will get easier once
> packaging for Python 3 is more advanced. In the meantime, Fernando, could I
> have a wiki page to set out the necessary steps for anyone wanting to play
> with it?
> If anyone else is interested in working on it, the main changes I've needed
> to make are in string (unicode) handling. Various PyQt functions that
> previously returned QChar or QString objects, in Python 3 return native
> Python strings, so we have to change how we deal with them.

Yes, this type of thing tends to be one of the main aspects of Python
3 that is a pain.



> Thanks,
> Thomas Kluyver
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Brian E. Granger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
bgranger at calpoly.edu
ellisonbg at gmail.com

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