[Python-Dev] Defining a path protocol

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Wed Apr 6 22:40:55 EDT 2016

On 04/06/2016 07:24 PM, Wes Turner wrote:
> On Apr 6, 2016 6:31 PM, "Brett Cannon" wrote:

>> Which suggests perhaps we should have pathlib.fspath() instead of a
>> built-in.
> Would it make sense to instead have pathlib.Path.__init__?

We already have that -- it's what makes a Path.

What we are looking for is a function that accepts a Path or a str and 
returns the Path as a str, or the str passed in.


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