Wrap a function
ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Fri Jan 29 07:01:36 CET 2010
Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> writes:
> On Thu, 28 Jan 2010 11:24:28 -0800 (PST), Joan Miller:
> > On 28 ene, 19:16, Josh Holland <j... at joshh.co.uk> wrote:
> > > Check the docs on os.system().
> > No. I've a function that uses subprocess to run commands on the same
> > shell and so substitute to bash scrips. But a script full of run
> > ("shell_command --with --arguments") is too verbose.
> I shall blaspheme, and suggest that maybe the language you want
> to use is REXX (ooREXX or Regina).
Heh. That isn't blasphemy, because no true Pythonista  would claim
Python to be the god of that domain.
It's no sin to say that Python isn't a good choice for specific things;
and “I want to write programs by indistinguishably mixing statements
with external system calls” is one of them, IMO.
 fully aware of <URL:http://rationalwiki.com/wiki/No_True_Scotsman>,
thanks in advance.
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