[Python-Dev] stat() return value (was: Re: Proof of the pudding: str.partition())
skip at pobox.com
Thu Sep 1 02:59:36 CEST 2005
>> In the case of stat() there is no reason other than historic for the
>> results to be returned in any particular order,
Terry> Which is why I wonder whether the sequence part should be dropped
Terry> in 3.0.
I think that would be a good idea. Return an honest-to-goodness stat object
and also strip the "st_" prefixes removed from the attributes. There's no
namespace collision problems from which the prefixes protect us.
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