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On 05/09/17 17:11, Stefan Ram wrote:
> Ned Batchelder <ned at nedbatchelder.com> writes:
>>> exec( compile( open( 'myscr.py', 'rb' ).read(), 'myscr.py', 'exec' ))
>>> . This looks quite complicated, but there are rumors
>>> that Python 4 might have a ?execfile? function, and
>>> one then will be able to write:
>>> execfile(  'myscr.py' )
>> It's better to not start rumors about fictitious Python versions.
> 
>    That was an attempt to make a kind of joke.
> 
>    The background is:
> 
>    Python 2 has ?execfile?, but not Python 3.
> 
>    Another background is:
> 
>    We recently had this discussion, where Steve wrote:
> 
> |there should be a standard solution, instead of having to
> |re-invent the wheel over and over again. Even when the wheel
> |is only two or three lines.

The difference is that inventing this particular wheel is almost always 
a mistake.

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