Subprocess puzzle and two questions

Roy Smith roy at
Thu Nov 15 03:10:29 CET 2012

In article <mailman.3707.1352945064.27098.python-list at>,
 Chris Angelico <rosuav at> wrote:

> Indeed. But Python boasts that the batteries are included, and given
> the wealth of other networking facilities that are available, it is a
> bit of a hole that you can't run DNS queries in this way.

Think of the socket and struct modules as a pile of carbon rods and gobs 
of zinc paste, from which you can assemble your own batteries, and make 
them in exactly the shape and size you need.

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