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Author srid
Recipients hpk, srid, vinay.sajip
Date 2009-07-09.19:56:31
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On Thu, 09 Jul 2009 06:48:28 -0700, Vinay Sajip <>  

> It should be understood that if a stream is passed to a StreamHandler,
> the ownership of that stream is passed as well, so closing the handler
> rather than the underlying stream is the right thing to do. ISTM this is
> good practice in general and not exclusive to logging.

However, sys.stdout|err can be assigned to some thing else (eg: py.test  
assigning it to an open file object) .. in which case it is legitimate to  
handle (close) such objects (handles) by who created it (py.test).
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