[Python-Dev] Path object design

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Nov 3 02:16:23 CET 2006

glyph at divmod.com wrote:
> Relative 
> paths, if they should exist at all, should have to be explicitly linked 
> as relative to something *else* (e.g. made absolute) before they can be 
> used.

If paths were opaque objects, this could be enforced
by not having any way of constructing a path that
wasn't rooted in some existing absolute path.


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