Reading an exact number of characters from input
patrick.oloughlin at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 17:40:27 CEST 2009
How would I use python to simply read a specific number of characters
from standard input?
raw_input() only returns when the user inputs a new line (or some
other special character).
>>> import sys
and that *returns* up to 15 characters, but it keeps accepting input
(and doesn't return) until I press Enter.
My initial thoughts are that a function like C's fgetc would be the
easiest way to do it, but I haven't been able to find an equivalent in
my google search, so I was wondering if anyone here might have some
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