Running the command:
from __future__ import braces
crashes iPython. This isn't exactly a critical issue but I thought you may like to know in case the problem is further reaching.
I thought it was kind of funny that ipython was so disgusted with the idea of braces it couldn't cope :)
The full crash report can be found: http://pastebin.com/A9fghfZA
Just to note, future has double underscores either side of it but github obviously uses that as markup for bold.
Thanks. It is slightly broader - it seems that from __future__ import x causes the problem, where x is anything that's not a valid name. We just need to catch SyntaxError at another point.
from __future__ import x
(P.S. backticks format code blocks. Or
format code blocks. Or
@takluyver, did you fix this? I don't see a crash in master.
Not me. I think it was @fperez, with 1a64b37 (in the drawing room). Anyway, I agree that it's fixed.