[Python-Dev] Defining a path protocol

Sven R. Kunze srkunze at mail.de
Wed Apr 6 16:54:13 EDT 2016

On 06.04.2016 22:28, Brett Cannon wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Apr 2016 at 13:20 Sven R. Kunze <srkunze at mail.de 
> <mailto:srkunze at mail.de>> wrote:
>     What about
>     __file_path__
> Can be a directory as well (and you could argue semantics of file 
> system inodes, beginners won't know the subtlety and/or wonder where 
> __dir_path__ is).

Good point.

Well, then __fspath__ for me.

I knew instantly what it means especially considering btrfs, ntfs, xfs, 
zfs, etc.

Furthermore, we MIGHT later want some URI support, so I don't know off 
the top of my head if there's a difference between __fspath__ and 
__urlpath__ but better separate it now. Later we can re-merge then if 

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