[Python-Dev] Pathlib enhancments - method name only
brett at python.org
Fri Apr 8 14:25:25 EDT 2016
On Fri, 8 Apr 2016 at 11:13 Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
> On 04/08/2016 10:46 AM, Koos Zevenhoven wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 7:42 PM, Chris Barker wrote:
> >> On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 9:02 AM, Koos Zevenhoven wrote:
> >>> I'm still thinking a little bit about 'pathname', which to me sounds
> >>> more like a string than fspath does.
> >> I like that a lot - or even "__pathstr__" or "__pathstring__"
> >> after all, we're making a big deal out of the fact that a path is
> >> *not a string*, but rather a string is a *representation* (or
> >> serialization) of a path.
> That's a decent point.
> So the plausible choices are, I think:
> - __fspath__ # File System Path -- possible confusion with Path
> - __fsstr__ # File System String
-1 Looks like a cat walked across my keyboard or someone trying to come up
with a trendy startup name.
> - __fspathstr__ # File System Path String -- zero ambiguity, but
> # what a mouthful
-1 See above.
I personally still like __ospath__ as well.
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