Misunderstanding buffering - flushing isn't

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Wed Nov 5 19:03:49 CET 2014


On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 4:54 AM, Skip Montanaro <skip.montanaro at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm an old fart. What can I say? BITD, (as Irmen is well aware, being
> about as old as I am in Python years), print was all we had. (We also
> walked uphill to school in both directions, in the snow.) While I use
> the logging module in other contexts, I never really liked it, and
> generally use it grudgingly.

I have nothing against print... as long as it's a function. I don't
like the arcane notations shoehorned into the print statement (the >>
syntax always trips me up, I'm never sure whether to put it at the
beginning or the end - it's ugly either way), but the function behaves
nicely.

ChrisA



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