[Python-Dev] file() or open()?
bac at OCF.Berkeley.EDU
Wed Jul 7 23:11:51 CEST 2004
Guido van Rossum wrote:
> In the future, I could see
> open() become a factory function again that could return an instance
> of a different class depending on the mode argument, the default
> encoding for files, or who knows what; but file will always remain a
How is this case different from the whole unicode.encode thread and the
worry of having different types of objects returned based on the
argument? I would assume that any objects returned would follow the
file interface roughly.
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