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Author lemburg
Recipients benjamin.peterson, dlesco, facundobatista, lemburg, pitrou, terry.reedy
Date 2013-03-25.22:42:03
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On 25.03.2013 23:11, Terry J. Reedy wrote:
> 2. The codecs.writelines entry says "Writes the concatenated list of strings to the stream (possibly by reusing the write() method)."  For the base class, that is overly restrictive, but I gather that Marc-Andre does not want to require that all subclasses be as relaxed. I presume there must be a reason. That means that the feature request of doing so is rejected by him. In that respect, this should be closed unless other developers strongly disagree.

The doc string of the base class merely describes what the
.writelines() method will be doing. It's not meant as a requirement.

In one of the previous messages, I've already outlined a workable
approach to solve the case that the original request was addressing.
There isn't much point in making the common case slower just
to address a theoretical corner case.

Since no patch has since been submitted, I'd suggest to close the
ticket as won't fix or out of date.
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