[Python-Dev] Maybe, just maybe, pathlib doesn't belong.
Sven R. Kunze
srkunze at mail.de
Tue Apr 12 12:14:29 EDT 2016
On 12.04.2016 18:04, Chris Barker wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 12, 2016 at 7:54 AM, Sven R. Kunze <srkunze at mail.de
> <mailto:srkunze at mail.de>> wrote:
> My conclusion is that these changes are not optional and tweaking
> os, io and shutil is just yet another workaround for a clean
> solution. :)
> Is the clean solution to re-implement EVERYTHING in the stdlib that
> involves a path in a new, fancy pathlib way?
> If we were starting from scratch, I _might_ like that idea, but we're
> not starting from scratch. And that would cement in pathlib itself,
> leaving no room for other path implementations. kind of like how the
> pre-__Index__ python cemented in python integers as the only objects
> once could use to index a sequence.
I cannot remember us using another datetime library. So, I don't value
this "advantage" as much as you do.
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