[Tutor] Append mode dilemma

Lie Ryan lie.1296 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 21:46:44 CET 2009

On 12/10/2009 6:12 AM, Luke Paireepinart wrote:
> This won't work unless you have STDOUT redirected to your file.  It
> would be better just to do
>   fobj.write('\n'.join(all) + '\n')

except that if you're joining a very long string, you'll have python 
copy the whole string again.

better to just redirect print
print >> fobj, '\n'.join(all)

but since this is a file object we're talking about, you can write while 
getting user input.

with open(...) as fobj:
     entry = ''
     while entry != '.'

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