[Python-Dev] new module proposal: expect

Keith Dart kdart at kdart.com
Thu Dec 11 20:14:21 EST 2003

On Thu, 2003-12-11 at 16:59, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> Good, this is the kind of module that would make the Python standard
> library more useful.  However, I've seen many implementations of this
> before.  Before yours gets accepted into the standard library, you
> have to convince us that your version is "best of breed".  That's been
> done before: the logging package and the optparse module came about
> this way.  But you have to do the research to compare your version
> with others.  I recommend that you take this to c.l.py first.

On Thu, 2003-12-11 at 16:57, Aahz wrote: 
> How does this differ from http://pexpect.sourceforge.net/

I knew you would ask that. I did look at those others, and compared
them. But ultimately I wrote my own from scratch. Of course, I like mine
a lot better... I will provide more details later, as it would require
quite a treatise on that subject. 

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