io — Text, Binary, and Raw Stream I/O Tools — PyMOTW 3
The io module provides access to the built-in open() function and the classes used to implement file-based input and output operations. The classes are decomposed in such a way that they can be recombined for alternate purposes, for example to enable writing Unicode data to a network socket.
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