[Python-Dev] Updates to PEP 471, the os.scandir() proposal

Ben Hoyt benhoyt at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 21:34:26 CEST 2014

> Better to just have the attributes be None if they were not fetched.  None
> is better than hasattr anyway, at least in the respect of not having to
> catch exceptions to function properly.

The thing is, is_dir() and lstat() are not attributes (for a good
reason). Please read the relevant "Rejected ideas" sections and let us
know what you think. :-)


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