User interaction with Python

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Tue Oct 19 11:31:44 CEST 2010


Wolfgang Meiners wrote:


> I would like to have a function to edit values in a database.
> 
> So I am reading values from the database and do something like
> 
> newString = edit(oldString)
> 
> and then oldString is written to the screen and can be edited in a
> vi-like manner for example. The function edit should return the edited
> Value. I am sure, there is a possibility to do such work in python, but
> I don't know where to look.

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