[Python-3000] Mini Path object
p.f.moore at gmail.com
Wed Nov 8 15:47:19 CET 2006
On 11/8/06, Talin <talin at acm.org> wrote:
> What I want to avoid is a situation where I have to edit my config file
> to switch all the path separators from '/' to '\' when I move my
> application from OS X to Win32.
This requirement conflicts with that of a user who only uses one
platform, and wants (expects) to just enter paths in native format in
the config file.
> As a Python programmer, my ideal is to be able to write as if I *didn't
> know* what the underlying platform was.
As a user, *my* ideal is to use native format everywhere, and not have
to worry about other platforms.
I don't think there's a one-size-fits-all answer to this - it's a
human issue, not a technical one.
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