On Tuesday 05 May 2009, Kent Tenney wrote:
> I've considered the '>>>' prompt an interpreter prompt, so
> >>> write('file', """content""")
> always looked a bit magical to me.

But it is the interpreter prompt. The idea is that you can copy an interpreter 
session into a doctest and it will just work.

> >>> import dtglobals
> where dtglobals would expose all the good
> !magic, without requiring the test scaffolding.

That would be truly a lot of magic. I think it should be more something like: 

from fsutil import * 

But anyways, putting stuff in globs is used for lots of doctests, so you might 
as well get used to that.

Stephan Richter
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