[Python-Dev] splitext('.cshrc')

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Mar 7 21:16:44 CET 2007

""Martin v. Löwis"" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote in message 
news:45EE773F.20003 at v.loewis.de...
| glyph at divmod.com schrieb:
| Maybe you aren't grounded so much in Unix history. It really feels
| wrong that a dotfile is considered as having an extension.

I have not been on *nix for nearly 20 years and I agree that the current 
behavior is a bug.  If I were to prepare a file list like

name                                                          .ext

I would be annoyed is .cshrc was stuck in the ext column instead of the 
name column.


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