[Python-Dev] "Deprecation" of os.system in favor of subprocess?

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at gmail.com
Wed Oct 24 16:25:56 EDT 2018

On 24/10/18 14:34, Calvin Spealman wrote:
> In the spirit of "There should be one-- and preferably only one 
> --obvious way to do it." this makes perfect sense.
> The distinction between "your own machine and other peoples machines" is 
> not always clear, nor planned for, nor understood by developers to be an 
> important distinction to make up-front. So the encouragement should be 
> clear.
> Simply put, there is no valid use case for os.system over subprocess by 
> remaining it must be considered redundant.

Really?  From what I've read so far in this thread you've been shot to 
pieces so case closed.  Goodbye.

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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