[Python-Dev] casefolding in pathlib (PEP 428)

Devin Jeanpierre jeanpierreda at gmail.com
Fri Apr 12 14:06:37 CEST 2013

On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 4:39 AM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> Ok, I've taken a look at the code. Right now lower() is used for two
> purposes:
> 1. comparisons (__eq__ and __ne__)
> 2. globbing and matching
> While (1) could be dropped, for (2) I think we want glob("*.py") to find
> "SETUP.PY" under Windows. Anything else will probably be surprising to
> users of that platform.

OT, but, why is .lower() used for case folding in these use-cases
instead of .casefold()?

-- Devin

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