[Python-ideas] PEP 428 - object-oriented filesystem paths
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Sun Oct 7 10:36:11 CEST 2012
Greg Ewing writes:
> Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> > On the other hand, `p + Path('foo')` and `Path('foo') + p` (where p is
> > a Path, not a string) both seem reasonable to me.
> I don't like the idea of using + as the path concatenation
> operator, because
> path + ".c"
> is an obvious way to add an extension or other suffix to a
> filename, and it ought to work.
I don't have a problem with it because I don't append extensions as
often as I substitute, and because I don't think of paths as strings.
I think of (some) strings as representatives of paths.
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