seek operation in python

Larry Hudson orgnut at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 30 21:38:26 CEST 2015


On 04/30/2015 01:06 AM, Cecil Westerhof wrote:
[snip]

> I wrote a module where I have:
>      def get_indexed_message(message_filename, index):
>          """
>          Get index message from a file, where 0 gets the first message
>          """
>
>          return open(expanduser(message_filename), 'r').readlines()[index].rstrip()
>
Very minor nit unrelated to the file closing question:
This would be a good place to give index a default value...

def get_indexed_message(message_filename, index=0):
     ...

      -=- Larry -=-




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