[IPython-dev] wxPython console

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Nov 4 07:16:19 EDT 2011

On 11/3/11 10:23 PM, Fernando Perez wrote:

> Finally, we do envision being able to embed a qt/wx console into a
> single process, and we're not too far from the necessary architectural
> cleanup to make that easy.  The model would be that a client
> (terminal, qtconsole, wx, etc) would have a kernel manager object that
> could be either local or remote, but with otherwise identical api.
> Right now we only have remote ones, and the local terminal doesn't
> abstract out its interactions through a kernel manager.  But once that
> design is in place (and we're not that far from it, we just need some
> more refactoring to be completed), it should be effectively
> transparent whether a client is using a local or remote kernel; local
> ones wouldn't even need zmq as their 'messaging' would just be
> in-process method calls.

I've done this before on 0.11. I'll see if I can update the code to reflect the 
current IPython codebase.

Robert Kern

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