[Python-ideas] Dunder method to make object str-like

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Thu Apr 7 13:30:43 EDT 2016

On 04/07/2016 09:31 AM, Random832 wrote:

> Taking a step back, can someone explain to me in plain english why io
> and os shouldn't directly support pathlib? All this "well maybe make it
> a subclass, well maybe make a special protocol stuff can implement"
> stuff is dancing around that.

The protocol is "the how" of supporting pathlib, and, interestingly 
enough, the easiest way to do so (avoids circular imports, etc., etc,.).


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