[issue24185] Add Function for Sending File to Trash (or Recycling Bin)

2015-05-13 Thread Taylor Marks
New submission from Taylor Marks: When you have a file that you don't think you need anymore, the proper thing to do with it is move it to the Trash (or Recycling Bin, if you're on Windows.) The standard library, however, doesn't offer any way of doing this currently. Instead, the only thing

[issue2889] curses for windows (alternative patch)

2015-02-21 Thread Taylor Marks
Taylor Marks added the comment: Python is supposed to be cross platform. This has been a major incompatibility issue between Windows and *nix and you think this patch, which has been ready for nearly 7 years now, should simply get discarded because the fix is available from pip? I think

[issue22912] urlretreive locks up in 2.7.8

2014-11-21 Thread Taylor Marks
New submission from Taylor Marks: The following code causes Python 2.7.8 to lockup for ten minutes, then crash, in both Windows 7 and OS X: from urllib import urlretrieve urlretrieve('http://chromedriver.storage.googleapis.com/2.12/chromedriver_win32.zip', 'chromedriver_win32.zip') Here's

[issue22551] Anything results in a SyntaxError after -i -u -c on 2.7.8 on Windows 7

2014-10-03 Thread Taylor Marks
New submission from Taylor Marks: On Python 2.7.8, on Windows 7, if I start up the Python interactive console using the flags -i -u -c, nothing else will be considered valid syntax from that point forward. My understanding is: -i tells Python to enter interactive mode after it's done running

[issue22551] Anything results in a SyntaxError after -u on 2.7.8 on Windows 7

2014-10-03 Thread Taylor Marks
Taylor Marks added the comment: I checked a few other combinations of flags: -i -c works fine. -u has the same issue as described in my opening message. This occurs in both cmd and PowerShell, running as admin. -- title: Anything results in a SyntaxError after -i -u -c on 2.7.8

[issue22551] Anything results in a SyntaxError after -u on 2.7.8 on Windows 7

2014-10-03 Thread Taylor Marks
Taylor Marks added the comment: Sorry for multiple consecutive posts... I don't see a way to edit prior posts. The stack trace I posted in my first message has the arrow in the wrong spot. It should actually be pointing to the first space after the closing brace. Here's a simpler (and correct

[issue22551] Anything results in a SyntaxError after -u on 2.7.8 on Windows 7

2014-10-03 Thread Taylor Marks
Taylor Marks added the comment: I found someone else describing the same behavior in 2.4 here, I guess the conclusion is it isn't a bug: http://bytes.com/topic/python/answers/162599-windows-python-2-4-unbuffered-flag-causes-syntaxerror-interactive-sessions -- resolution: - not a bug