On 1 September 2015 at 22:12, Donald Stufft firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I forget why, but we forked appdirs when we added it to pip because of something about how it treated Windows think. Appdirs also is opinionated in situations that there isn’t a platform standard so we’d want to make sure that we agree with those opinions on all platforms.
Certainly. I think the key point here is "let's have something in the stdlib that makes deciding where your app stores its files work correctly by default".