[IPython-dev] Curses Frontend

Walter Dörwald walter at livinglogic.de
Sun Mar 21 16:09:04 EDT 2010

On 12.03.10 23:09, Brian Granger wrote:

> Walter,
>>> Is there a problem with generics?
>> No, they work without a problem.
> Ok, I misunderstood.
>>> If so it might be related to this:
>>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ipython/+bug/527968
>> I'm not using generics.complete_object.
>>> It this is a different issue, could you explain further?
>> You wrote: "Minimally, ipipe needs to be updated to the new APIs", but
>> generics.result_display() is the only IPython API that ipipe uses, so I
>> thould I would have to change something.
> OK, but that shouldn't be too difficult right?  If you do want to
> continue to use this,
> we can look to see what the new API looks like for this.

So does this mean that generics.result_display() *will* go away in 0.11?
If yes, what *is* the new API that I can hook into?

What I need is a hook where I can register a callback which gets called
when objects of a certain type have to be output to the screen the
return value of the hook is the object that gets assigned to the _ variable.


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