[Python-Dev] Possible py3k io wierdness

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sun Apr 5 12:29:17 CEST 2009


Brian Quinlan <brian <at> sweetapp.com> writes:
> 
> I don't see why this is helpful. Could you explain why 
> _RawIOBase.close() calling self.flush() is useful?

I could not explain it for sure since I didn't write the Python version.
I suppose it's so that people who only override flush() automatically get the
flush-on-close behaviour.

cheers

Antoine.




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