[Python-Dev] When should pathlib stop being provisional?

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Tue Apr 5 18:41:14 EDT 2016

After a rather extensive discussion on python-ideas about pathlib.PurePath
not inheriting from str, another point that came up was that the use of
pathlib has been rather light. Unfortunately even the stdlib doesn't really
use pathlib because it's currently marked as provisional (or at least
that's why I haven't tried to use it where possible in importlib).

Do we have a plan of what is required to remove the provisional label from
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