Python or 4NT? With a question or two about popen()
thorsten at thorstenkampe.de
Mon Sep 13 15:26:37 CEST 2004
* Jaime Wyant (2004-09-13 14:56 +0200)
> At the risk of being labeled a heretic, I'm gonna suggest cygwin. In
> particular, the bash shell is really well suited for running
> "automated" CLI tests. Be aware though that bash syntax is really
> cryptic [...]
Cryptic compared to Python syntax but a lot more readable than Windows
> If you do decide to do bash, do a google on "advanced bash tutorial".
> That ought to point you to a really nice tutorial.
* Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide
I'd consider IPython (state-of-the-art replacement for basic Python
CLI) in "shell mode" ("This profile turns IPython into a lightweight
system shell with python syntax").
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