file objects choices?
sschwarzer at sschwarzer.net
Mon Mar 17 22:18:41 CET 2003
e y suzuki wrote:
> are there any existing python file i/o types that can be represented
> by file objects other than:
> -direct files (regular, directories) specified for the open function
> -stdin, stdout, stderr streams via sys module
> -input from piped commands of output from program executed by os/
> another program
There are also files generated from sockets. See the socket module.
Also some third-party modules/extensions provide file-like interfaces or even
virtual file systems.
> i've checked python.org, and didn't find anything interesting.
What do you mean by "interesting"? Why do you ask in the first place?
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