Python 3: exec arg 1

Alan G Isaac alan.isaac at gmail.com
Sat Jan 17 23:03:06 CET 2009


> Alan G Isaac wrote:
>> Is it intentional that ``exec`` cannot handle a TextIOWrapper?

>> Bottom line: has ``execfile(filename)`` really become
>> ``exec(open(filename).read())``? Is this a good thing?


On 1/17/2009 4:20 PM Terry Reedy apparently wrote:
> Yes. Yes.


OK.  Why?

Alan Isaac



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