[Tutor] Code to open a website

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Mon Feb 11 18:50:15 CET 2013

On 11/02/13 01:14, Steven D'Aprano wrote:

> exit() and quit() (as added by the site.py module) are for interactive use.


> They're mostly there for the benefit of newbies. Experienced developers (at
> least in the Unix/Linux world) usually know to exit interactive terminal
> apps with Ctrl-D. I believe you use Ctrl-Z <enter> under Windows.

Indeed, and Ctrl-D is how I exit the prompt...

> For programmatic use in scripts, use sys.exit(), since the site module is
> not guaranteed to run.

Thanks for that clarification. No need to change my coding habits after 
all then :-)

Alan G
Author of the Learn to Program web site

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