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Allow usage of '.' in notebook names #709

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Note that, while 'glob.glob(pattern)' would already grab all the files in the notebook directory, I chose to write it this way so that it will be easy to change the notebook server directory later on.


Nice! Other than putting the glob import module-level as seems to be our practice, this seems quite sensible and ready for merge.

@ellisonbg ellisonbg merged commit 0e2ee7f into ipython:htmlnotebook
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  1. +6 −3 IPython/frontend/html/notebook/
9 IPython/frontend/html/notebook/
@@ -19,6 +19,7 @@
import datetime
import os
import uuid
+import glob
from tornado import web
@@ -52,9 +53,11 @@ def list_notebooks(self):
- names = os.listdir(self.notebook_dir)
- names = [name.split(u'.')[0]
- for name in names if name.endswith(self.filename_ext)]
+ names = glob.glob(os.path.join(self.notebook_dir,
+ '*' + self.filename_ext))
+ names = [os.path.splitext(os.path.basename(name))[0]
+ for name in names]
data = []
for name in names:
if name not in self.rev_mapping:
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