[IPython-dev] cell magics

Thomas Kluyver takowl at gmail.com
Sat Feb 16 14:15:43 EST 2013

On 16 February 2013 18:48, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com> wrote:

> It's important to know that this is a perfect example of correlation
> not being causation: we could have added the cell magics once we had
> the qtconsole, we just didn't have the time/resources for it.  All
> that's needed for cell magics to make sense is a practical multi-line
> client, which we only had once the qt console was functional.

Technically, I quite agree. But from a user perspective, I think the
notebook made the need for something like cell magics much more pressing
than the Qt console.

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