Guido van Rossum wrote:
revision 1.34 date: 2000/07/19 17:09:51; author: montanaro; state: Exp; lines: +18 -23 added rewritten normpath from Moshe Zadka that does the right thing with paths containing ..
Revision 1.33 clearly leaves initial slashes untouched. I guess we should restore this...
Yes, please! (Just the "leading extra slashes stay" behavior.)
Checked in a patch which preserves '/' and '//' but converts more than 3 initial slashes into one (see Fredrik's note about POSIX standard on this).