[Chicago] What to do about File Like Object methods I don't need...
carl at personnelware.com
Sun Dec 21 20:23:47 CET 2008
Steven Githens wrote:
> Carl Karsten wrote:
>>> - or stub them in and just 'pass'
>> I will hunt you down and make you fix my apps.
>> If I write bad code, I want it to blow up close to where the badness
>> is. not 1000's of bytes later which causes me to burn time looking
>> somewhere else for the error, expanding the scope of my search until I
>> finely hit the "call/pass" that should have blown up.
> Here's another one:
> flush( )
> Flush the internal buffer, like stdio's fflush(). This may be a no-op
> on some file-like objects.
> I'm assuming that would translate to a flush(self): pass rather than
> just no implementation right?
That sounds reasonable, assuming you aren't implementing some buffer that could
be written to it's target.
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