[Python-Dev] A wart which should have been repaired in 3.0?

skip at pobox.com skip at pobox.com
Mon Dec 29 00:21:11 CET 2008

    >> See <http://bugs.python.org/issue4755> for what I think is a function
    >> with more predictable behavior given that we are discussing paths and
    >> not just strings.

    Martin> See above: the function works for lists as well.

But as you yourself pointed out, Python lacks a reliable split function for
filesystem paths.  The patch implements different versions for Windows and
other platforms because Python supports two separators on that platform.


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