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Author zwol
Recipients BreamoreBoy, serhiy.storchaka, zwol
Date 2013-04-18.18:32:42
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> I think that it will be better not introduce a new argument, but reuse stdin. Just allow io.BytesIO (or perhaps even any file object) be specified as stdin.

If we were designing from scratch I might agree, but we aren't.  Principle of least astonishment says that the API here should match `subprocess.communicate`, and that has separate `stdin=FILE` and `input=STRING` arguments.
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