[IPython-dev] Automatically saving notebooks as scripts has been removed

Filipe Pires Alvarenga Fernandes ocefpaf at gmail.com
Mon Aug 4 15:55:38 EDT 2014

Hello IPython devs,

I was trying the latest github checkout of the IPython source and got the
following message:

Automatically saving notebooks as scripts has been removed.
Use `ipython nbconvert --to python [notebook]` instead.

I am wondering why this had to be removed.  Security?

I find the automatic script saving very helpful.  My work-group usually
commits the `.ipynb` and the `.py` side-by-side to obtain a better diff.  I
know that we can workaround this with nbconvert, but doing that manually is
error prone, and having a script to do that will add another layer of
complexity that we did not have with the automatic conversion.

Well, if the automatic conversion had to go I understand, but if there is
no reason can you guys consider leaving it there?


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