[Python-Dev] Pathlib enhancements - acceptable inputs and outputs for __fspath__ and os.fspath()

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Wed Apr 13 12:31:32 EDT 2016

On 04/13/2016 09:27 AM, Paul Moore wrote:
> On 13 April 2016 at 17:18, Fred Drake wrote:

>> Names like os.fspath() and os.fssyspath() seem good to me.
> -1 on fssyspath - the "system" representation is bytes on POSIX, but
> not on Windows. Let's be explicit and go with fsbytespath().

It will be confusing that fsbytespath() can return a string.


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