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Re: standard output/error/input streams

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: standard output/error/input streams
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:21:32 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.130016 (Ma Gnus v0.16) Emacs/25.1.91 (darwin)

>>>>> "PL" == Phillip Lord <address@hidden> writes:

PL> The main motivation for this is the same as last time; it gives a
PL> communication channel with Emacs which does not involve buffers at any
PL> point. Although, if you search for "Emacs" and "standard output", other
PL> people would like the same thing for other reasons.

Have you thought of allowing files to be "opened" for direct writing as well?
That is, I'd rather see file handles become a new output stream type, with
stdout and stderr instances of these, than hard-coded streams for only stdout
and stderr. Although, getting cleanup right makes me less certain.

John Wiegley                  GPG fingerprint = 4710 CF98 AF9B 327B B80F
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