[Python-Dev] PEP 428: Pathlib -> stat caching

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Mon Sep 16 22:50:41 CEST 2013


On 9/16/2013 4:14 PM, R. David Murray wrote:

> Well, we tend to avoid single boolean arguments in favor of differently
> named functions.

The stdlib has lots of boolean arguments. My impression is that they are 
to be avoided when they would change the return type or otherwise do 
something disjointly different. I do not think this would apply here.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy



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