[Python-Dev] xreadlines : readlines :: xrange : range

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Wed, 10 Jan 2001 11:39:34 -0500

> With a nice simple C test case from Tim, I've submitted this one to internal
> support.
> I'll let everybody know what happens when I know more.

I bet you it's rejected on the basis of "the docs tell you not to mix
reading and writing on the same stream without intervening seek or
flush."  If I were on the support line I would do that.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)