Python-dev summary: August 16-31
cfelling at iae.nl
Tue Sep 5 00:23:59 CEST 2000
Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl> wrote:
>>>>>> Carel Fellinger <cfelling at iae.nl> (CF) writes:
> CF> I'm stunned, I'm gabberflasted, I'm a Bonehead.
> Because it is ambiguous. (print to some_file would have been better but it
> has the same problem).
...clear and crisp explanation clipped
as I sead I'm a bonehead. I overlooked the simple fact that what follows as
might be an expression, and that that could make it ambiguous whether as
was part of that expression. Helas, we really have to live with >>
(no doubt I'm going to use it, it's just the form that I find ugly.
One of the first things that I stumbled over after my first tiny Python
script was that I wanted to make it more general, and needed output
to go to a file. So >> was just what I was looking for then:)
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