[Python-Dev] Other pathlib improvements? was: When should pathlib stop being provisional?

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Thu Apr 7 11:47:56 EDT 2016


On 04/07/2016 08:44 AM, Chris Barker - NOAA Federal wrote:

> We could add aliases, but I think it's not such a big deal. I'm
> convinced that the largest barrier to adoption has been that it can't
> be used with the stdlib. And I think the discussion on Python-ideas
> supports that.

Lack of interoperability is a huge issue; using different but similar 
names is still an issue.

> That, and py2 compatibility. There is a back port on PyPi, but it
> can't be used with the stdlib, either. Not sure what to do about
> that--maybe it should inherit from Unicode?

Also huge, and agree it (the backport) should inherit from unicode.

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~Ethan~


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