[issue8919] python should read ~/.pythonrc.py by default

Éric Araujo report at bugs.python.org
Mon Nov 8 16:26:22 CET 2010

Éric Araujo <merwok at netwok.org> added the comment:

> the .pythonrc.py file is not deprecated. only the user module is deprecated.

Which amounts to the same IMO.

> the problem i have with the PYTHONSTARTUP variable is that i find it
> is an unecessary intermediate step to set up an initialization file.

Okay, I see your point, even though I’m not convinced :)  I suggest you write to the python-ideas mailing list to gather feedback about this.

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