Status of side-effecting functions in python
marko at pacujo.net
Tue Oct 28 10:10:07 CET 2014
Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net>:
> Python's sockets and pipes don't have write methods.
Actually, that's mistaken as well. The sys.std* handles and pipes
returned by subprocess are accessed using file.write() and thus may
return partial writes.
That brings up another point: Python3's file.write() returns the number
of characters written. What might it return if a partial character
should be written?
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