[Tutor] Help with file I/O.

Nathan Pinno falcon3166 at hotmail.com
Thu Aug 4 03:45:19 CEST 2005

Thanks Danny. Albertito and me thought there might be a bug there. I see 
that guess was wrong.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Danny Yoo" <dyoo at hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu>
To: "Nathan Pinno" <falcon3166 at hotmail.com>
Cc: "Tutor" <tutor at python.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 03, 2005 7:41 PM
Subject: Re: [Tutor] Help with file I/O.

> On Wed, 3 Aug 2005, Nathan Pinno wrote:
>> > Warning: Problem with getpass. Passwords may be echoed.
>> It does indeed echo. I forgot to add that.
> Hi Nathan,
> If you're running your program under IDLE, we shouldn't expect too much:
> getpass depends on running under a console environment, and probably will
> not work under IDLE.  If you're running under a console window, getpass
> should do the right thing.
> If this explains what's going on, then I wouldn't worry too much about
> this.  The reason is because if you ever do deploy your programs to other
> people, you will almost certainly have them running standalone, outside of
> IDLE, since IDLE's there just to help you program interactively.

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