how to get a beep, OS independent ?
joe at strout.net
Sun Dec 7 15:17:30 CET 2008
On Dec 7, 2008, at 6:36 AM, Duncan Booth wrote:
> Python is just printing the ascii bell character: some environments
> interpret that as a request to make a beep, some will do things like
> flashing the whole screen, others just output a graphic character.
> doesn't know what your environment will do.
But invoking the standard system beep is such a basic function that it
ought to be easier than this. I'm pretty sure it's a single OS call
on all platforms. On OS X, for example, it's
declared in NSGraphics.h. I'm sure it's something similarly simple on
Where's the standard place for this sort of OS-abstraction function,
outside the standard Python library? I'm talking about something more
light-weight than wx, QT, or TK; something that just wraps standard
functions (like the system beep) and works in console apps or in any
flavor of GUI app. Is there such a module out there somewhere?
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