[Python-ideas] Implementation of shutil.move

David Townshend aquavitae69 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 14 08:01:13 CEST 2011

> The new 4th parameter for difflib.SequenceMatcher is much like that. For
> me the issue is whether the code look like
> if param:
> do algorithm a
> else:
> do algorithm b
> versus
> code
> if param: something
> else: something else
> more code

My point exactly.

The latest idea (which I've now described on the issue tracker), is not to
use os.open(), rather os.link() and os.unlink(), which should work the same
across platforms.  Please could someone correct me if I'm wrong about this.
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