[Tutor] Deleting specified files using a python program...helpwith code?]
alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Tue Jul 1 14:19:44 CEST 2008
"W W" <srilyk at gmail.com> wrote
> Testing your example, Alan, you have it defaulted to "delete",
> correct? That's where the "not confirmation" part comes in? I just
> tried it in a simple function:
Correct. Purely an arbitrary choice.
> def confirm(iput): #I wasn't sure if input was "reserved"
input is a builtin function so you can use the name OK
but it will hide the function so is not a good idea.
> That's something I didn't expect at first, mainly because I'm not
> to setting up that sort of input (but it makes sense to do it that
Its just another form of user friendliness.
Actually I wouldn't use a default approach on anything thats
destructive - like deleting files - but for other applications its a
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