[Python-ideas] PEP 428: poll about the joining syntax
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Fri Oct 12 20:37:13 CEST 2012
Nick Coghlan wrote:
> Making "+" and "Path.join" mean something different from what they
> mean when called on strings is, in the specific case of a path
> representation, far too likely to lead to data corruption bugs for us
> to be happy with allowing it in the standard library. This is one I
> think Jason Orendorff's original path.py got right, which is why my
> current preference is "just copy path.py and use / and Path.joinpath".
Okay, that makes sense.
I think we should settle on one of the possibilities that does /not/
duplicate the word 'path', however. That's one of those things that
drives me nuts. ;) (It's a Path object -- of /course/ it's joining
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