StringIO proposal: add __iadd__

Alex Martelli aleax at
Sun Jan 29 18:01:44 EST 2006

Scott David Daniels <scott.daniels at> wrote:

> Alex Martelli wrote:
> > It would be nice (in Py3k, when backwards compatibility can be broken)
> > to make the plain-named, "default" modules those coded in C, since
> > they're used more often, and find another convention to indicate pure
> > Python equivalents -- e.g., pickle/pypickle and StringIO/pyStringIO
> How about something like a package py for all such python-coded modules
> so you use py.StringIO (which I hope gets renamed to stringio in the
> Py3K shift).

Sounds good to me, indeed better than 'name mangling'!-)


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