Sorry -- I can't find the thread, but there was a discussion on this list about whether there should be a built in for clearing the terminal screen.
I'm was on the fence about it -- but one more data point:
One of my beginning Python students just submitted code with this in it:
Function: clear_screen() (Windows/Unix)
Process: Clear Screen
if (opSys == 'Windows'):
Which makes me think -- yes, it would be nice to have that available in the standard lib somewhere.
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