[Python-Dev] PEP 259: Omit printing newline after newline
Barry A. Warsaw
Mon, 11 Jun 2001 23:00:52 -0400
>>>>> "GE" == Greg Ewing <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
GE> There's too much magic in the way print handles spaces and
GE> newlines already. Making it even more magical and inconsistent
GE> seems like exactly the wrong direction to be going in.
I tend to agree. I'm sometimes bitten by the double newlines, but as
I think Andrew brought up in c.l.py, I'd rather see a way to tell
readlines() to strip the newlines than to add more magic to print.