[Python-Dev] deprecate commands.getstatus()

Josiah Carlson jcarlson at uci.edu
Thu Mar 22 22:50:36 CET 2007

"Guido van Rossum" <guido at python.org> wrote:
> Sure. os.fork() and the os.exec*() family can stay. But os.spawn*(),
> that abomination invented by Microsoft? I also hear no opposition
> against killign os.system() and os.popen().

As long as os.system migrates to subprocess.system (as you originally
suggested), I'm +1 with everything mentioned in this thread.

 - Josiah

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