[Python-Dev] Pathlib enhancements - acceptable inputs and outputs for __fspath__ and os.fspath()
p.f.moore at gmail.com
Wed Apr 13 12:41:11 EDT 2016
On 13 April 2016 at 17:31, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
> 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.
Oh, wait, yes fssyspath is for allow_bytes=True which *may* be bytes,
but could still be a string. My mistake. On that basis, I could go
with fssyspath (thinking "sys" = "low level").
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