Terry Reedy <tjreedy <at> udel.edu> writes: > > On 5/13/2014 8:53 PM, Ethan Furman wrote: > > On 05/13/2014 05:10 PM, Steven D'Aprano wrote: > >> On Tue, 13 May 2014 10:08:42 -0600, Ian Kelly wrote: > >> > >>> Because Python 3 presents stdin and stdout as text streams however, it > >>> makes them more difficult to use with binary data, which is why Armin > >>> sets up all that extra code to make sure his file objects are binary. > >> > >> What surprises me is how hard that is. Surely there's a simpler way to > >> open stdin and stdout in binary mode? If not, there ought to be. > > > > Somebody already posted this: > > > > https://docs.python.org/3/library/sys.html#sys.stdin > > > > which talks about .detach(). > > I sent a message to Armin about this.
And the documentation has now been fixed: http://bugs.python.org/issue21364 So something *can* come out of a python-list rantfest, it seems. Regards Antoine. -- https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-list