[Python-Dev] Defining a path protocol
brett at python.org
Wed Apr 6 16:55:41 EDT 2016
On Wed, 6 Apr 2016 at 13:54 Sven R. Kunze <srkunze at mail.de> wrote:
> On 06.04.2016 22:28, Brett Cannon wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Apr 2016 at 13:20 Sven R. Kunze < <srkunze at mail.de>
> srkunze at mail.de> wrote:
>> What about
> 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__
> 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 necessary.
There's a difference as a URL represents something different than a file
system path (URI doesn't necessarily). Plus the serialized format would be
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