[Python-Dev] PEP 355 status
Luis P Caamano
lcaamano at gmail.com
Fri Sep 29 22:15:44 CEST 2006
Thanks for your reply, that's the kind of info I was looking for to
decide what to do. Good enough, I'll move on then.
Luis P Caamano
Atlanta, GA USA
On 9/29/06, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> I would recommend not using it. IMO it's an amalgam of unrelated
> functionality (much like the Java equivalent BTW) and the existing os
> and os.path modules work just fine. Those who disagree with me haven't
> done a very good job of convincing me, so I expect this PEP to remain
> in limbo indefinitely, until it is eventually withdrawn or rejected.
> On 9/29/06, Luis P Caamano <lcaamano at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What's the status of PEP 355, Path - Object oriented filesystem paths?
> > We'd like to start using the current reference implementation but we'd
> > like to do it in a manner that minimizes any changes needed when Path
> > becomes part of stdlib.
> > In particular, the reference implementation in
> > http://wiki.python.org/moin/PathModule names the class 'path' instead
> > of 'Path', which seems like a source of name conflict problems.
> > How would you recommend one starts using it now, as is or renaming
> > class path to Path?
> > Thanks
> > --
> > Luis P Caamano
> > Atlanta, GA USA
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