[docs] [issue13510] Clarify that readlines() is not needed to iterate over a file
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Thu Oct 25 16:36:54 CEST 2012
Éric Araujo added the comment:
readlines might be discouraged; readline has its use cases (two days ago I used it to get one line to pass to csv.Sniffer.sniff), but next(file) works too, so it could be de-emphasized. There may be a difference with respect to the trailing newline however; I don’t remember if __iter__ or readline keep it or not.
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