[Python-Dev] BufferedReader.peek() ignores its argument

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sun Apr 5 12:19:46 CEST 2009

Alexandre Vassalotti <alexandre <at> peadrop.com> writes:
> I am not sure if this is a good idea. Currently, the argument of
> peek() is documented as a lower bound that cannot exceed the size of
> the buffer:

Unfortunately, in practice, the argument is neither a lower bound nor an upper
bound. It's just used as some kind of internal heuristic (in the Python version)
or not used at all (in the C version).



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