[docs] [issue9382] os.popen referenced but not documented in Python 3.x

STINNER Victor report at bugs.python.org
Mon May 30 17:22:16 CEST 2011

STINNER Victor <victor.stinner at haypocalc.com> added the comment:

> Its documentation in both 2.6 and 2.7 notes:
> Deprecated since version 2.6: This function is obsolete. 
> Use the subprocess module.

The deprecation should be removed from Python 2.7: os.popen() will not be removed from Python 2 because 2.7 is the last major version of the 2.x branch. And os.popen() will stay in Python 3: see #6490 and the Guido's message

> If it was decided to keep os.popen alive, it *should* be 
> documented in 3.x

Yes, os.popen() must be documented in Python 3. Do you want to write a patch to restore the doc?


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