while c = f.read(1)
jdhunter at ace.bsd.uchicago.edu
Tue Aug 23 03:29:51 CEST 2005
>>>>> "Robert" == Robert Kern <rkern at ucsd.edu> writes:
Robert> Greg McIntyre wrote:
>> The 2nd option has real potential for me. Although the total
>> amount of code is greater, it factors out some complexity away
>> from the actual job, so that code is not obscured by
>> unnecessary compexity. IMHO that's great practice.
Robert> Please quote the message you are replying to. We have no
Robert> idea what "the 2nd option" is.
I think he means the second option you presented
If you must read one character at a time,
def reader(fileobj, blocksize=1):
"""Return an iterator that reads blocks of a given size from a
file object until EOF.
With a decent threaded news/mail reader, the thread provides
sufficient context, no?
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