[Python-Dev] Proposal for new core module: UserFIle

Keith Dart kdart at kdart.com
Thu Dec 11 17:56:50 EST 2003

On Thu, 2003-12-11 at 14:51, Brett C. wrote:
> Keith Dart wrote:
> > This module lets you explicitly create a text data file for any
> > platform. The universal newline feature of python is for Python modules
> > only, and lets you transparently import and exec Python source files
> > with the different line ending formats. That is a different thing. 
> > 
> Not true.  Python 2.3 added the "U" option for file opening to use 
> universal newline support for any file you open.  See 
> http://www.python.org/doc/2.3/whatsnew/node7.html .

Whups, something new! Anyway, that link doesn't say anything about
writing, only reading. It does not appear that you can specify what
platform to write to with U mode.

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