[Python-ideas] PEP 428 - object-oriented filesystem paths

Stefan Krah stefan at bytereef.org
Mon Oct 8 21:14:44 CEST 2012

Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> Personally I fear '+' much more -- to me, + can be used to add an
> extension without adding a new directory level. If we *have* to
> overload an operator, I'd prefer p/q over p[q] any day.

'^' or '@' are used for concatenation in some languages. At least accidental
confusion with xor is pretty unlikely.

Stefan Krah

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