[Python-Dev] The desired behaviour for resolve() when the path doesn't exist

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Jan 7 21:48:06 CET 2014

On Tue, 07 Jan 2014 22:45:54 +0200
Serhiy Storchaka <storchaka at gmail.com> wrote:
> 07.01.14 22:28, Antoine Pitrou написав(ла):
> >> So perhaps two main modes should be --canonicalize (default) and
> >> --canonicalize-missing (with missing=True)?
> >
> > That sounds reasonable. And I think strict should be the default.
> --canonicalize is not strict. --canonicalize-existing is most strict and 
> --canonicalize-missing is least strict. When you have a function which 
> have non-strict behavior (--canonicalize), you can implement a wrapper 
> with strict behavior (--canonicalize-existing), but not vice verse.

Yes, I meant --canonicalize should be the default.



More information about the Python-Dev mailing list