[Python-Dev] Defining a path protocol (was: When should pathlib stop being provisional?)

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at gmail.com
Sat Apr 9 03:07:01 EDT 2016

os.DirEntry doesn't support bytes: os.scandir() only accept str. It's a
deliberate choice.

I strongly suggest to only support Unicode for filenames in Python 3. So
__fspath__ must only return str, or a TypeError must be raised.

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