Wed, 19 Jul 2000 00:09:39 +0200
Recently, Moshe Zadka <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Simple question: what should
> a) posixpath.normpath("..")
What else could it return?
> b) posixpath.normpath("/..")
This I'm a bit less sure about. Does anyone remember the Newcastle
Connection a.k.a Unix United? It was a distributed filesystem where
other hosts were reachable through /.. . Think of something analogous
to going from foo.bar.nl to the root of bletch.bar.nl by doing
The newcastle connection is long dead (at least, I assume it is) but
unless the Posix standard unequivocally specifies that /.. == /. I
think I'd keep it as-is.
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