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

Antoine Pitrou antoine at python.org
Tue Apr 5 18:45:23 EDT 2016

I think the provisional status can be safely lifted now.  Even though
pathlib hasn't seen that much use, there have been enough reports and
discussion since its acception that I think the API has proven it's sane
for general use.

(as for importlib, pathlib might have too many dependencies for sane



Le 06/04/2016 00:41, Brett Cannon a écrit :
> 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 pathlib?

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