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braver deliverable at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 16:48:06 CET 2007


On Nov 22, 6:40 pm, "J. Clifford Dyer" <j... at sdf.lonestar.org> wrote:

> You yourself said that performance is a complaint of yours regarding Ruby, so why claim that Ruby's way is clearly better in a case where it causes a known performance hit?

See Hrvoje's remark above -- we can have EOF and eat it too!  Perhaps
it was just somehow omitted from the standard Python library because
it disliked by some folks or just forgotten.  Is there a history of
the eof()'s fall from grace?  Was it ever considered for inclusion?

Cheers,
Alexy



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