[IPython-dev] %edit magic in new frontends

Brian Granger ellisonbg at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 16:06:28 EDT 2011

On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 2:31 AM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1 June 2011 04:37, Brian Granger <ellisonbg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> * I vote that the -x flag be removed completely.  Edit should just edit.
> This is already done in code - the -x flag isn't accepted when calling %edit
> in a ZMQ shell. It just hasn't been removed from the docstring yet.
> Or do you mean that the single process terminal frontend shouldn't execute
> code after editing?

Yes, I have always found it confusing that "edit" actually meant "edit
and run" in the terminal.



> Thomas

Brian E. Granger
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
bgranger at calpoly.edu and ellisonbg at gmail.com

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