[Twisted-Python] Windows <strike>i hate it</strike> Process API

Tommi Virtanen tv at twistedmatrix.com
Wed Apr 9 06:50:02 EDT 2003

On Mon, Apr 07, 2003 at 10:49:19PM -0400, Christopher Armstrong wrote:
>  * Perhaps make the string "command-line" API available on
>    PosixProcess as well, so people can use either the string or the
>    sequence API and expect at least some bit of cross-platformness (but
>    I'm fine with telling people to just use the sequence API if others
>    don't like this, especially considering this either requires
>    calling out to a shell (gah), or doing some unfun argument-splitting.)

	Oh god please no.

	system(3) and its ilk must die. No exceptions allowed. Never
	concatenate arguments on UNIX.

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