[Tutor] raw_input function

Michael Janssen Janssen at rz.uni-frankfurt.de
Sat Jan 31 04:12:33 EST 2004

On Wed, 28 Jan 2004, Alan Gauld wrote:

> def raw_input(prompt):
>    print prompt,
>    return sys.stdin.readline()
> Its actually a wee bit cleverer than that I think, but so far as
> we the users go its pretty close.

one thing the builtin raw_input does cleverer is readline support. You
only need to do a "import readline" first and many keybinding including
the cursor keys are working then.

Does anybody know how to get this with sys.stdin ?


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