[Python-Dev] oh, and any interest in my readline history stuff?

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw@beopen.com
Thu, 6 Jul 2000 00:54:36 -0400 (EDT)

>>>>> "SM" == Skip Montanaro <skip@mojam.com> writes:

    SM> I can use C-p to retrieve the lines and re-execute them.  It's
    SM> no better or worse than what bash does.  In fact, with some
    SM> versions of bash, it does recall entire multiline commands,
    SM> for example, taking

    |     for f in `ls *.c` ; do
    |        echo $f
    |     done

    SM> and returning

    SM>     for f in `ls *.c` ; do echo $f ; done

    SM> instead when you retrieve it from the history.  I find this
    SM> particularly annoying and would much rather have the
    SM> line-by-line recall that older versions of bash (and now
    SM> Python) support.

Not me.  I love this particular feature of bash.  I'm using 2.03.

And it's one killer (IMO) feature of IDLE.