[Python-ideas] Add appdirs module to stdlib

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 11:29:59 CEST 2015

On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 6:00 PM, Philipp A. <flying-sheep at web.de> wrote:
> When defining a place for config files, cache files, and so on, people
> usually hack around in a OS-dependent, misinformed, and therefore wrong way.
> There is a beautiful little module that does things right and is easy to
> use: appdirs
> TI think this is a *really* good candidate for the stdlib...

Who maintains appdirs? Is s/he willing to maintain it on the stdlib's
release schedule? If so, I'd be +1 on this; Python has a strong
precedent for papering over OS differences and providing a consistent


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