IDLE improvement?

Fernando Pérez fperez528 at yahoo.com
Sun Nov 25 17:26:16 CET 2001


Chris Barker wrote:

> forgotten gentleman wrote:
>> - The interactive prompt's memory is cleared and restarted
> 
> This is very difficult in an IDE that is running in the same interpreter
> as the code. There is no easy way to "clear and restart" the interactive
> prompt
> 
> too bad, it's a feature I'd like to see.

In a few days I'll announce IPython, a project I'm working on which is a 
replacement for the interactive prompt with a ton of enhancements. This is 
one of the features it supports (it may not be perfect, but seems to work for 
me). Something like IDLE could (if it wanted to) use IPython for its prompts.

Cheers,

F.



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