Thoughts on os.path? What happened to the idea of a new path object?
You old pot stirrer! <wink>
I wonder about this from time-to-time as well, so was just interested enough to wander over to PyPI and see what I could dig up. There are a couple path module/package implementations on PyPI. Nothing jumped out at me as the One True Way. I think you are probably thinking of Jason Orendorff's path.py module:
There are also two PEPs:
The former was rejected. The latter still seems to have legs, and an implementation: