[IPython-dev] changing working directory from IPython server

Brian Granger ellisonbg at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 13:07:54 EDT 2014

Oh, I might have understood.

Mark can you clarify what exactly you are seeing and what you expect to see?

On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 10:03 AM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11 August 2014 07:51, Brian Granger <ellisonbg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I don't remember that we made the decision to have this behavior. It
>> is possibly I just don't remember, but today I would consider that to
>> be a bug. Mark, could you open a GitHub issue on this to trigger a
>> discussion.
> I'm pretty sure that what Mark describes is how we expect it to work - when
> you upload a file, the server doesn't know where in your filesystem that
> data is coming from, so it can't switch to that directory and use the
> original notebook there, which I think is what Mark wants. The disconnect is
> that the UI implicitly encourages uploading, although that doesn't really
> make sense when you're running the server as a local application.
> Thomas
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Brian E. Granger
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