[Python-ideas] Adding `pathlib.Path` method that would send file to recycle bin

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Jan 3 09:07:47 CET 2015

On 03/01/2015 02:18, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 3, 2015 at 12:50 PM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
>> Otherwise, consider that the great bulk of scripts that are written in
>> Python don't do any file management at all, other than perhaps reading
>> or writing a few files. So even if Python gained this functionality, it
>> wouldn't have any impact on most scripts and applications.[1]
> I've always thought of a trash can as an inherently human-controlled
> feature.

As, for example, holding down the SHIFT key on Windows and skipping the 
recycle bin completely?

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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