sys.stderr.write returns string length in Python 3

Alan G Isaac alan.isaac at
Tue Jul 22 20:19:34 CEST 2008

Is this new behavior intentional? ::

	>>> sys.stderr.write("thisisatest\n")

Here is the reason for it:

	>>> help(sys.stderr.write)
	Help on method write in module io:
	write(self, s: str) method of io.TextIOWrapper instance

Thank you,
Alan Isaac

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