Long Live Python!

phil hunt philh at comuno.freeserve.co.uk
Thu Jul 12 00:32:19 CEST 2001


On Wed, 11 Jul 2001 12:10:43 -0600 (MDT), Bruce Sass <bsass at freenet.edmonton.ab.ca> wrote:
>On Wed, 11 Jul 2001, phil hunt wrote:
>> On Tue, 10 Jul 2001 15:31:11 -0700, Paul Prescod <paulp at ActiveState.com> wrote:
><...>
>> >Python does not have a niche and is not obviously a niche-friendly
>> >language.
>>
>> Sure it does: python's niche is as a scripting language that's also good
>> for longer programs.
>
>Hehe, you must have missed the recent thread about removing the first
>line from a text file...

Yes, I did. How about:


stdin.readline() #throw away first line
stdout.write(stdin.read())  #send the rest to stdout


or:


stdin.readline() #throw away first line
while 1:
   l = stdin.readline()
   if l == "": break
   stdout.write(stdin.readline()) 




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