<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 5/17/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Guido van Rossum</b> <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
Do people think it would be too radical if the built-in open()<br>function was removed altogether, requiring all code that opens files<br>to import the io module first? This would make it easier to identify<br>modules that engage in I/O.
</blockquote><div><br><br>I support it. My security work wanted open and execfile yanked out of the built-in namespace anyway. =)<br><br>-Brett<br></div><br></div><br>