[Python-ideas] PTPython REPL in IDLE

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Wed Sep 12 19:19:46 EDT 2018

On Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 05:15:51PM -0400, James Lu wrote:

> Have y’all seen ptpython’s autocomplete and syntax highlighting 
> features? 

No. Do you have a link? What specific features have excited you?

The standard Python REPL now comes with autocomplete turned on by 
default. How does that compare?

> Ptpython, usually used as a cli application, might be worth 
> integrating into IDLE.

Is there a reason why Ptpython should be preferred over, say, bpython?


Not that I'm suggesting bpython, its just that I've used bpython.


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