Guido van Rossum
Mon, 06 May 2002 10:11:53 -0400
> Should file(fileinput.input()) work? Currently it raises an
> exception because fileinput.input() returns neither a string nor a
> buffer object.
What on earth would you want it to do? It doesn't seem to make any
sense to me.
> If it should work, would it make sense for file() to look for
> __file__ on instances? Or should fileinput.input() return a
> subclass of the file object? Or some other solution I haven't
> thought of?
I have no idea what you want, so I can't answer this.
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)