[Python-ideas] Add appdirs module to stdlib

Philipp A. flying-sheep at web.de
Wed Sep 2 16:40:42 CEST 2015

<random832 at fastmail.us> schrieb am Mi., 2. Sep. 2015 um 15:36 Uhr:

> On Wed, Sep 2, 2015, at 04:10, Philipp A. wrote:
> >    *there is a search path instead of a single directory sometimes*
> >    → appdirs provides a multipath keyword argument which returns a
> >    (colon-delimited) “list” of paths.
> Why isn't it a real list? Paths on any platform can contain a colon;
> paths on Windows commonly do.

no idea why, but once we start defining our own API, this will be the most
important cange from appdirs.

maybe they use semicolons on windows, but i really don’t see why we
shouldn’t just use python lists.

best, philipp
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