On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 11:28 AM, R. David Murray <rdmurray@bitdance.com> wrote:
"Raymond Hettinger" <python@rcn.com> wrote:
> >> os.listdir(os.curdir) <-> os.listdir()
> +1
> Lots of functions have useful defaults and this one would be familiar to everyone who programs (what does "dir" do without arguments
> on Windows or an "ls" do without arguments for Linux).

+1.  I remember being surprised that os.listdir() did not work
(I was expecting the requested behavior).  If this were not
parallel to the default behavior of ls and dir I'd be -1, but
as it is I think it is less surprising for it to work.


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