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

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Thu Apr 7 15:43:27 EDT 2016

On 04/07/2016 12:17 PM, Brett Cannon wrote:

> How do you make Python 3.3 code work with this when the ABC will simply
> not be available to you unless you're running Python 3.4.3, 3.5.2, or
> 3.6.0 (under the assumption that the ABC is put in pathlib and
> backported thanks to its provisional status)? The ternary operator
> one-liner is backwards-compatible while the ABC is only forward-compatible.

__os_path__ (or whatever it's called) also won't be available on those 
earlier versions -- so I'm not seeing that the ABC route as any worse.

Am I missing something?


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