[IPython-dev] Automatically saving notebooks as scripts has been removed
Filipe Pires Alvarenga Fernandes
ocefpaf at gmail.com
Mon Aug 4 17:39:11 EDT 2014
Got it. Thanks for looking into this.
On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 6:18 PM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think we may have been a bit too hasty in getting rid of that. We've
> been talking about it for a while amongst ourselves, because it doesn't fit
> terribly neatly into our infrastructure, but we didn't formally deprecate
> it, and I don't think the alternative approaches are quite as convenient
> I've put this in the agenda for the dev meeting on Thursday.
> On 4 August 2014 12:55, Filipe Pires Alvarenga Fernandes <
> ocefpaf at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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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