[Python-Dev] extended print statement, uPre-PEP

Gordon McMillan gmcm@hypernet.com
Sat, 22 Jul 2000 12:00:23 -0400

Paul Prescod wrote:

> print is such a hack already.
> What are we trying to get at, really? What are the virtues of
> print, what are the virtues of "outputfile.write" and how can we
> combine them?

The answer to that is contained in the answer to "Why did 
Guido make print a keyword?".

occaisionally-encumbered-by-bouts-of-rationality-ly y'rs