[Python-Dev] ctime: I don't think that word means what you think it means.

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sun Jun 14 02:40:53 CEST 2009

Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn wrote:

> 1.  Add a "st_crtime" field which gets populated on filesystems
> (Windows, ZFS, Mac) which can do so.

"crtime" looks rather too similar to "ctime" for my
liking. People who think that the "c" in "ctime"
means "creation" are still likely to confuse them.

Why not give it a more explicit name, such
as "st_creationtime"?


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