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[Python-Dev] PEP 594: Removing dead batteries from the standard library


Yeah, I was surprised to see fileinput on the list. It's indeed a handy
little tool.

On Mon, May 20, 2019 at 5:19 PM Inada Naoki <songofacandy at gmail.com> wrote:

> I use fileinput for several times per year.
>
> fileinput is handy tool to write single script file to analyze log files.
>
> * In such tools, I don't need real argument parser.
> * Some log files are compressed and some are not.
>   It seems argparse doesn't support transparent decompression.
> * I don't want to use 3rd party library for such single script files.
>
> I'd like to add transparent decompression to argparse if fileinput
> is deprecated.
>
> Regards,
>
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