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

Moshe Zadka Moshe Zadka <moshez@math.huji.ac.il>
Mon, 24 Jul 2000 09:38:12 +0300 (IDT)

On Sun, 23 Jul 2000, Barry A. Warsaw wrote:

> >>>>> "PP" == Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net> writes:
>     PP> log.writeln("Post to ", listname, " from ", sender, " size=",
>     PP> len( msg ))
> That could work, if we added writeln() to all file-like objects.  One
> advantage of extending print is that the write() method is already a
> documented (and existing) interface.

No, this is an advantage for having "writeln" as a function rather then 
a method.

> Isn't adding auto string-coercion a more radical suggestion than
> extending print?

Well, I'm not sure which one I fear more <wink>
Moshe Zadka <moshez@math.huji.ac.il>
There is no IGLU cabal.