ASF GitHub Bot commented on METRON-438:

Github user nickwallen commented on the issue:

    @cestella Great.  Remember auto-complete for doc strings would need to 
continue auto-completing with a trailing space.

> Back the Stellar REPL with a readline implementation
> ----------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: METRON-438
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/METRON-438
>             Project: Metron
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: Casey Stella
>            Assignee: Casey Stella
>   Original Estimate: 2.5h
>  Remaining Estimate: 2.5h
> The REPL as it currently stands is great, but it could be closer in-line with 
> the more popular REPL's by being backed by a readline implementation.
> Specifically, we should:
> * add variable assignment
> * add the ability to do reverse searches in the history
> * add the ability to use the arrow keys to recover previous inputs
> * add the ability to adjust input via ~/.inputrc
> * add autocomplete for function names and variable names

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