[Python-ideas] PEP 428 - object-oriented filesystem paths
solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Oct 6 14:57:44 CEST 2012
On Sat, 06 Oct 2012 14:55:16 +0200
Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> Am 06.10.2012 14:46, schrieb Antoine Pitrou:
> > On Sat, 6 Oct 2012 16:40:49 +0400
> > Oleg Broytman <phd at phdru.name> wrote:
> >> On Sat, Oct 06, 2012 at 04:26:42PM +0400, Oleg Broytman <phd at phdru.name> wrote:
> >> > newpath = path.with_drive('C:')
> >> > newpath = path.with_name('newname')
> >> > newpath = path.with_ext('.zip')
> >> BTW, I think having these three -- replacing drive, name and extension --
> >> is enough.
> > What is the point of replacing the drive?
> > Replacing the name is already trivial: path.parent()[newname]
> > So we only need to replace the "basename" and the extension (I think
> > I'm ok with the "basename" terminology now :-)).
> If my crystal ball is correct, the middle example above replaces not the
> basename but the "part before the extension". So we have to find another
> name for it ...
Well, "basename" is the name proposed for the "part before the
extension". "name" is the full filename.
(so path.name == path.basename + path.ext)
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