[IPython-dev] Minus signs in argparse line magics

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 23:08:11 EDT 2012

On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 4:09 PM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl at gmail.com> wrote:
> However, in the case of rmagic:
> - It's not much use without options to specify input & output variables
> - Some uses can't easily be replaced by cell magics, for instance if
> you want to call it in a (Python) loop.

Indeed, and for this reason I don't really see any solution other than
using the official `--` mechanism, as ugly as it may be in some cases.

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