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Re: standard output/error/input streams

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: standard output/error/input streams
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:38:07 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.91 (gnu/linux)

John Wiegley <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>>> "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.

Yes, that would be nice I agree, although standard out gives me my main
use case, and there is already support for clean up.

I'll take a look next maybe.


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