[Python-Dev] Path object design

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Nov 1 19:14:15 CET 2006

glyph at divmod.com wrote:

> I assert that it needs a better[1] interface because the current 
> interface can lead to a variety of bugs through idiomatic, apparently 
> correct usage.  All the more because many of those bugs are related to 
> critical errors such as security and data integrity.

instead of referring to some esoteric knowledge about file systems that 
us non-twisted-using mere mortals may not be evolved enough to under- 
stand, maybe you could just make a list of common bugs that may arise 
due to idiomatic use of the existing primitives?

I promise to make a nice FAQ entry out of it, with proper attribution.


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