[Python-3000] Radical idea: remove built-in open (requireimport io)

Raymond Hettinger python at rcn.com
Sun May 20 00:13:10 CEST 2007

From: "Andrew Koenig" <ark-mlist at att.net>
> (I'm feeling slightly pedantic today, so I want to say that the proposal
> doesn't make it any easier to identify modules that engage in I/O -- it
> makes it easier to identify modules that assuredly do not engage in I/O.

u = urllib.urlopen('http://www.python.org')
s =  shelve.open('persistantmap.shl')


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