[Python-Dev] Replacement for print in Python 3.0

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Mon Sep 5 12:14:52 CEST 2005

Steven Bethard wrote:
>> > Use the print() method of sys.stderr:
>> >
>> >    sys.stderr.print('error or help message')
>> so who's going to add print methods to all file-like objects?
> The same people that added __iter__(), next(), readline(), readlines()
> and writelines() to their file-like objects

who did that?

(you completely missed the point -- today's print mechanism works on *any* object
that implements a "write" method, no just file objects.  saying that "oh, all you need is
to add a method" or "here's a nice mixin" doesn't give you a print replacement)


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