C++ style Stream Operators
Alex A. Nikiforov
nikifor at sky.inp.nsk.su
Sun Feb 11 13:51:13 CET 2001
Alex A. Nikiforov <nikifor at sky.inp.nsk.su> wrote:
> Rainer Deyke <root at rainerdeyke.com> wrote:
>> "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
>> file object:
>> class ostream:
>> def __init__(self, buf):
>> self.buf = buf
>> def __lshift__(self, rhs):
>> cout = ostream(sys.stdout)
>> cout << 'Hello world!\n'
> what about cin ?
or at least scanf ?
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