Python equivalent for C module

Ville M. Vainio user at asus-190829777.TeleWell.gateway
Mon Oct 20 22:08:38 CEST 2008


Bruno Desthuilliers <bdesth.quelquechose at free.quelquepart.fr> writes:

> STDOUT is for *normal* program outputs. Debug informations,
> warnings, and all verbosity should go to STDERR.

Actually, stderr is for errors, by convention. It's rather impolite to
dump trivial debug info to stderr, which often "alerts" the user more
than stdout.

> Also and FWIW, Python has a logging module in it's stdlib. Please
> use it instead of any half-backed squared-wheel homegrown solution.

Unfortunately these square-wheeled homegrown solutions are easier to
grok than the standard logging module. It seems to target more
"serious" applications at the cost of feeling a bit too clunky for
quick hack jobs.



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