Everything good about Python except GUI IDE?
torriem at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 00:21:48 EDT 2016
On 06/05/2016 10:01 PM, Michael Torrie wrote:
> I've thought about this before and even tried my hand at creating a nice
> library for doing this sort of thing with Python. Generators seem like
> a natural analog for the shell pipes. However there is one big problem
> with them and that is they can only deal with one stream at a time.
> Whereas in shell programming there are 2 streams that you can use and
> connect simultaneously. For example I can simultaneously pipe standard
> out from a program to another command whilst piping standard error to
> another. I never figured out a way to emulate this idea of piping
> multiple streams.
When I say that Python generators can only deal with one stream at a
time I mean within the context of generator syntax:
for x in gen(gen(gen(...)))
Obviously I could write a function that returns two generators. It's
just that you can't nest them cleanly. Not that bash's syntax is
particularly clean when you are messing with standard error as well as
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