C++ style Stream Operators
root at rainerdeyke.com
Fri Feb 9 02:20:59 CET 2001
"Jim" <jimholliman at heartsoft.com> wrote in message
news:3a831395.0 at 188.8.131.52...
> I'd like to use C++style stream i/o operators, such as "file_object <<
> some_stuff" in my python code.
> IS this sort of operator setup and what modules would I need to take
> advantage of them if so?
File objects in Python are somewhat like 'streambuf's in C++. Just write
your own class with a '__lshift__' that formats the text and writes it to a
def __init__(self, buf):
self.buf = buf
def __lshift__(self, rhs):
cout = ostream(sys.stdout)
cout << 'Hello world!\n'
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