[Python-Dev] Ext4 data loss

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Mar 12 00:11:31 CET 2009

Lie Ryan wrote:

> I actually prefer strings. Just like 'w' or 'r' in open().
> Or why not add "f" "c" as modes?
> open('file.txt', 'wf')

I like this, because it doesn't expand the signature that
file-like objects need to support. If you're wrapping
another file object you just need to pass on the mode
string and it will all work.


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