[Python-Dev] Path object design
talin at acm.org
Fri Nov 3 07:35:11 CET 2006
Steve Holden wrote:
> Greg Ewing wrote:
>> Mike Orr wrote:
>> Having said that, I can see there could be an
>> element of confusion in calling it "join".
> Good point. "relativise" might be appropriate, though something shorter
> would be better.
The term used in many languages for this sort of operation is "combine".
(See .Net System.IO.Path for an example.) I kind of like the term - it
implies that you are mixing two paths together, but it doesn't imply
that the combination will be additive.
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