print foo, adds a space to beginning of next line?

Kevin Altis altis at semi-retired.com
Wed Jun 6 22:06:27 CEST 2001


I noticed this too when doing some CGIs. Seems like a bug to me.

ka
"George Young" <gry at ll.mit.edu> wrote in message
news:3B1E7D78.53A5BE30 at ll.mit.edu...
> [python 2.1, intel linux]
> def f():
>      print 'what is your name: ',
>      x=sys.stdin.readline()
>      print 'what is your age: ',
>      y=sys.stdin.readline()
>
> f()
> what is your name: mememe
>  what is your age: 48
>
> Why does it print a space at the beginning of the second line?
>
> If I use sys.stdout.write('what is your name: ') instead, it
> works fine.
>
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