sturla at molden.no
Tue Jan 20 14:00:31 CET 2009
On 1/20/2009 2:47 AM, Gregory P. Smith wrote:
> I always preferred:
> data = open("file.txt").read()
> Which works all the way back as far as I can remember.
> In C Python yes that "works" but it makes absolutely no guarantees about
> when that file is actually closed. Don't write code that depends on a
> particular GC behavior.
Then why not introduce that guarantee? Indeterministic GC behaviour is a
Jython and IronPython problem.
And if you are worried about not closing the file, why not close it
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