[Python-ideas] seperating streams from their underlying buffer

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Apr 15 11:43:09 CEST 2009

Benjamin Peterson <benjamin at ...> writes:
> I think we should provide a disconnect() method for
> BufferedIOBase and TextIOBase that removes from the wrapper and returns raw
> stream or buffer respectively.

Good idea :)
disconnect() sounds network-y, how about detach()?
Also, it should probably do an implicit flush of the internal buffer.

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