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A convenience function that delegates to the appropriate standard library function.

Project Description

openfile is a trivial Python module that implements a single convenience function openfile(filename, mode="rt", **kwargs) wich delegates the real work to one of the following standard library functions:

gzip.open(filename, mode, **kwargs)
if the file ends with suffix .gz;
bz2.open(filename, mode, **kwargs)
if the file ends with suffix .bz2;
lzma.open(filename, mode, **kwargs)
if the file ends with suffix .xz or .lzma;
open(filename, mode, **kwargs)
if the file does not end with any suffix mentioned above.

If the filename is a single dash - then sys.stdin or sys.stdout is returned, depending on mode being r or w, respectively.

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