[Python-3000] encoding hell

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sun Sep 3 22:45:28 CEST 2006

On Sun, Sep 03, 2006, Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk wrote:
> "tomer filiba" <tomerfiliba at gmail.com> writes:
>> file("foo", "w+") ?
> What is a rationale of this operation for a text file?

You want to be able to read the file and write data to it.  That argues
in favor of seek(0) and seek(-1) being the only supported behaviors,
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I support the RKAB

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