[IPython-dev] both source and input

William Stein wstein at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 13:00:33 EDT 2015


I'm curious why the IPython notebook format has both "source" and
"input" fields to represent the input to a cell?   I just rewrote my
"ipynb <--> sync friendly text" conversion format to be much more
robust and this tripped me up.

I'm definitely not asking to change anything in IPython.  I'm just
curious why there is both source and input, and -- more importantly --
are there any other fields that represent input for other types of


William (http://wstein.org)

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