[Python-Dev] quit() on the prompt

Ian Bicking ianb at colorstudy.com
Wed Mar 8 19:11:31 CET 2006

Neil Schemenauer wrote:
>>Bad idea, as several pointed out -- quit() should return a 0 exit
>>to the shell.
> I like the idea of making "quit" callable.  One small concern I have
> is that people will use it in scripts to exit (rather than one of
> the other existing ways to exit).  OTOH, maybe that's a feature.

I actually thought it was only defined for interactive sessions, but a 
brief test shows I was wrong.  It doesn't bother me, but it does make me 
think that exit(1) should exit with a code of one.

Ian Bicking  /  ianb at colorstudy.com  /  http://blog.ianbicking.org

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