You know you're a Pythonista when..
John J. Lee
jjl at pobox.com
Sun Jun 15 21:39:48 CEST 2003
"Edward K. Ream" <edreamleo at charter.net> writes:
> > I don't understand. Could you elaborate? For example, could you
> My old way was pretty stupid: I would develop Leo using Leo to edit Leo's
> sources, LeoPy.leo. Then I would _exit_ the copy of Leo that was editing
> LeoPy.leo. So if there were any problems that prevented Leo from running I
> would have to correct those problems either using a backup copy of Leo or
> using Idle. Not only that, but LeoPy.leo is a big file, and it would take
> 15-20 seconds to reload it.
I see. Been there, sort of.
(spent ages slowly being driven nuts by PyQt, which took 40 seconds or
so to start a tiny script on a slow laptop of a few years ago -- until
I recompiled my kernel, when everything X windows-related sped up by a
factor of five, for reasons I don't understand)
> window open that is running Python in -i mode, and I would have to close the
Hey, I didn't know about -i mode. I've been using Python three years,
maybe I should read the manpage... :-)
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