[Python-ideas] pprint in displayhook

Serhiy Storchaka storchaka at gmail.com
Fri Sep 27 13:15:13 CEST 2013

27.09.13 13:15, Antoine Pitrou написав(ла):
> Le Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:07:18 +0300,
> Serhiy Storchaka <storchaka at gmail.com> a
> écrit :
>> What are you think about using pprint.pprint() to output the result
>> of evaluating an expression entered in an interactive Python session
>> (and in IDLE)?
> I'm not sure I like this idea.  AFAICT pprint() isn't bullet-proof,
> and it would be a pain to debug if it failed to display some objects
> properly.

We can set displayhook in site.py and for debug restore it from 
sys.__displayhook__. This is not more painful than use readline and 
enable completion by default.

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