[Python-Dev] Pathlib enhancements - acceptable inputs and outputs for __fspath__ and os.fspath()
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Thu Apr 14 10:57:10 EDT 2016
> On Thu, Apr 14, 2016, at 03:02, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> > I have a strong preference for str only, because I still don't see a
> > use case for polymorphic __fspath__.
> Ultimately we're talking about redundancy and performance here.
Ultimately, yes. Right now I have some epithets for you: Premature!
Optimization!! Get thee behind me, Satan!
More seriously, concrete use cases where this overhead matters?
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