[IPython-dev] InputSplitter and SyntaxError

Jason Grout jason-sage at creativetrax.com
Wed Jul 24 22:42:25 EDT 2013

On 7/24/13 4:17 PM, Volker Braun wrote:
> In IPython 0.13.2, if the input_splitter.push() method raises an exception
> then it is not caught, terminating the IPython process. Sage defines a
> special syntax for some mathematical objects and we would like to have a way
> to tell the user about misbalanced brackets, but I don't see how that is
> supposed to work. Is there a way?
> I see that the new IPython 1.0 reworks the input splitter framework so
> perhaps it is fixed,  but looking at the github sources I don't see any
> additional catching of exceptions. Though I haven't actually tried with the
> new IPython alpha since Sage still needs some work to use it.

FYI Volker: I posted patches for Sage to work with IPython 1.0 (as of a 
few weeks ago, anyway):




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