[Python-Dev] Maybe, just maybe, pathlib doesn't belong.

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Tue Apr 12 10:58:11 EDT 2016

> On Apr 12, 2016, at 10:52 AM, Sven R. Kunze <srkunze at mail.de> wrote:
> Path(...).open() is your friend then. I don't see why you need os.open.
> Refusing to upgrade it like saying, everything was better in the old days. So let's use os.open instead of Path(...).open().

I think it was a mistake to have Path(…).open to be honest and I think the main reason it exists is because open(Path(…)) doesn’t work (yet!). You can’t hang every single thing you might ever want to do to a Path off the path object.

Donald Stufft
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