[Python-3000] Pre-PEP: Easy Text File Decoding
paul at prescod.net
Mon Sep 11 06:11:11 CEST 2006
The PEP doesn't deal with streams. It is about files.
On 9/10/06, David Hopwood <david.nospam.hopwood at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> Paul Prescod wrote:
> > Maybe the guessing algorithm should read the WHOLE FILE.
> That wouldn't work for streams (e.g. stdin). The algorithm I gave
> does work for streams, provided that they have a push-back buffer of
> at least 4 bytes.
> David Hopwood <david.nospam.hopwood at blueyonder.co.uk>
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