[TxMt] some Python thoughts
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Wed Jun 11 22:14:32 UTC 2008
On 5 Jun 2008, at 19:29, Hans-Jörg Bibiko wrote:
> Walter Dörwald had the idea to provide exit codes similar to Ruby's
> This could be integrate in tm_helpers.py à la:
It’s about time Python saw some love with regard to TM convenience
One thing I have learned from all the work put into the ruby support
stuff is the importance of style guides, and that one should use all
the module/namespace support from the language to keep it clear what
is what, which stuff uses what, etc.
So before piling stuff into tm_helpers.py, one should consider these
I will work out some style guides for ruby, though not sure exactly
when, but that might serve as inspiration. For the curious, in TM 2 we
will effectively create a new Support folder which has a more clear
structure and less noise. Old commands will continue to see the old
Support folder, but new commands will see the new one, so we can do a
safe migration (technically this can be done by simple setting
TM_SUPPORT_PATH based on the version found in the bundle item’s
> Furthermore tm_helpers' sh(cmd) is not UTF-8 safe.
> If I'm using e.g. popen("grep 'ä' 'test.txt'") or
> tm_helpers.sh("grep 'ä' 'test.txt'") I have problems with the codec.
If you embed non-ASCII in a python string, you must prefix it with u.
That said, can you paste a more full example showing the problem?
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