[Python-Dev] fileobj.read(float): warning or error?

John J Lee jjl at pobox.com
Tue Jul 22 21:56:31 CEST 2008

On Tue, 22 Jul 2008, Cameron Simpson wrote:
> Leaving aside the 0.2 => 0 converstion, shouldn't read() raise an
> exception if asked for < 1 bytes? Or is there a legitimate use for read(0)
> with which I was not previously aware?



... If the size argument is negative or omitted, read all data until EOF 
is reached. ...


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