[docs] [issue9715] io doc improvements

Antoine Pitrou report at bugs.python.org
Mon Aug 30 16:23:21 CEST 2010

Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr> added the comment:

> File I/O and memory I/O would have more uniform in their APIs and thus be
> easier to document, describe and use.  Currently, one class is used to do
> file I/O.

That's wrong. Various classes are used for file I/O: FileIO,
Buffered{Reader,Writer,Random}, TextIOWrapper.

> If someone wanted to select between file and memory I/O at runtime it
> wouldn't be possible to just swap the class using the current code.

Why would you swap the class since the constructor arguments would be
different anyway?


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