[IPython-dev] Screen-like use-case implementation questions

Thomas Kluyver takowl at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 05:33:23 EDT 2011

On 19 April 2011 08:49, Erik Tollerud <erik.tollerud at gmail.com> wrote:

>  as I understand the TerminalInteractiveShell code,
> it seems to be implemented separately from the ZMQInteractiveShell.
> This says to me that there is no easy way to connect the existing
> terminal shell to a ZMQ kernel - is that the case?  Or is there some
> way I'm not understanding to connect to a ZMQ shell directly from the
> TerminalInteractiveShell?

You're right, the TerminalInteractiveShell is separate, and it runs in a
single process, without any communication layer. I believe Omar was working
on a prototype of a two-process terminal client communicating over ZMQ.
Omar, any word on what sort of shape that's in?

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