Editing text with an external editor in Python

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Tue Sep 2 05:18:59 CEST 2014

Cameron Simpson wrote:

> It is not just about being hacked.
> It is about being robust in the face of unusual setups.
> If I were producing this function for general use (even my own personal
> general use) it would need to be reliable. That includes things like
> $TMPDIR having spaces in it (or other unfortunate punctuation).

Ah, gotcha. That makes sense.


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