[IPython-dev] Let's get 0.13 released...

Carl Smith carl.input at gmail.com
Mon Jun 11 10:52:22 EDT 2012

I think Fernando has something in mind for getting stdin in the notebook,
but it isn't straight forwards. I don't know much about IPython's
internals, but I guess there's no better time to start learning.

That shell server looks interesting. Nice one for pointing us to it. It's a
handy resource. PA do some really cool stuff with it.
On Jun 11, 2012 3:39 PM, "Thomas Kluyver" <takowl at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 11 June 2012 14:43, Carl Smith <carl.input at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I love to see stdin in the notebook. I don't know how important it is for
> > most users, but I'm promoting the notebook as an alternative to ssh,
> which
> > it isn't at the moment.
> This would be great to see, but I don't think we have a clear idea how
> to make it happen yet. Our architecture for Python code that calls
> input() involves the kernel requesting input from the frontend. AFAIK,
> that won't work for external processes, so we'd need some sort of
> 'forward all input' mechanism.
> I can't see this being implemented in time for 0.13, but you're
> welcome to start experimenting with what we could do.
> In the meantime, if you want a web interface that removes the need for
> SSH, I know pythonanywhere uses Shell In A Box:
> http://code.google.com/p/shellinabox/
> Thanks,
> Thomas
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