[docs] [issue15221] os.path.is*() may return False if path can't be accessed
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Fri Jun 29 05:54:52 CEST 2012
Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> added the comment:
The os.path.exists() docs already cover all the gory details of when it may be false due to limited permissions. The is* docs refer to this by their use of the word "existing", but that's probably too subtle.
I suggest adding an extra sentence to the docs of all affected functions:
"This always returns False if os.path.exists(path) returns False."
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