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

Serhiy Storchaka storchaka at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 01:28:29 EDT 2016

On 06.04.16 01:41, Brett Cannon wrote:
> 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?

The behavior of the Path.resolve() method likely should be changed with 
breaking backward compatibility. There is an open issue about this.

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