[Python-ideas] Add appdirs module to stdlib

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 23:15:18 CEST 2015

On 1 September 2015 at 22:12, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
> I forget why, but we forked appdirs when we added it to pip because of something about how it treated Windows think. Appdirs also is opinionated in situations that there isn’t a platform standard so we’d want to make sure that we agree with those opinions on all platforms.

Certainly. I think the key point here is "let's have something in the
stdlib that makes deciding where your app stores its files work
correctly by default".


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