[Python-ideas] Add OS-dependent automatic glob support

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Wed Jan 7 15:55:51 CET 2015

On 01/07/2015 06:44 AM, random832 at fastmail.us wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 6, 2015, at 19:42, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>> The PEP is inaccurate: it gives the wrong Python-Ideas thread for 
>> discussions on the wildcard idea. The wildcard idea is discussed in this 
>> thread:
>> https://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-ideas/2012-November/017965.html
> I think the fundamental difference between these cases is in handling
> user-entered strings, especially command-line arguments (where the user
> will expect them to behave a certain way, in particular "*.*" matching
> all files even those with no dot - most of the other quirks are obscure
> anyway) vs hardcoded (where expectations are determined by the
> programmer, not the user).

But is the programmer a *nix programmer or a Win programmer?  ;)


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