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Author ncoghlan
Recipients CuriousLearner, eric.smith, ncoghlan
Date 2017-06-09.04:33:10
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Ah, re-reading the comments when reviewing Sanyam's patch, I just remembered the problem with the "print >> sys.stderr, output" case, which is that it isn't a syntax error, it's a runtime type error:

>>> print >> sys.stderr, "message"
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
TypeError: unsupported operand type(s) for >>: 'builtin_function_or_method' and '_io.TextIOWrapper'

So if we ever wanted to provide a specialised prompt for that, it would need to go into the right-shift operator implementation as a final check before raising the type error, rather than here.

That reduces the cases we need to handle here to just the default one and the softspace one, where a trailing comma in the statement text gets replaced with ", end=' '".
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