exiting Python

Peter Maas fpetermaas at netscape.net
Thu Mar 4 18:36:58 CET 2004

beliavsky at aol.com schrieb:
> I think exiting Python with 'Ctrl-Z plus Return' is awkward. Why not
> something simpler like ':q[uit]'. Since ':q' is currently invalid
> syntax, I don't think using it to quit Python would break anything.

class SimpleExit:
      def __repr__(self):
          print "Python: Sssssssee you!"
          import sys

q = SimpleExit()

Include this in your PYTHONSTARTUP and you're done. Just type

 >>> q

whenever you want to exit and avoid conflicting use of q in
interactive sessions. :-)

Mit freundlichen Gruessen,

Peter Maas

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