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[Python-Dev] Help preventing SIGPIPE/SIG_DFL anti-pattern.

Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> I am asking if there's a way we can discourage the use 
> of "signal(SIGPIPE, SIG_DFL)" unless the user really understands what 
> they are doing.

Maybe there's some way that SIGPIPEs on stdout could be handled
differently by default, so that they exit silently instead of
producing an ugly message. That would remove the source of pain
that's leading people to do this.