[Python-ideas] Type hinting for path-related functions

Koos Zevenhoven k7hoven at gmail.com
Fri May 13 18:08:37 EDT 2016

On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 11:50 PM, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
> On 05/13/2016 01:30 PM, Koos Zevenhoven wrote:
>> It turns out it has been almost a month since this, and the PEP draft
>> is already looking good. It seems we might now be ready to discuss it.
>> Should we add the generic type FSPath[str]?
> Guido's post on one of the other threads:
> ----------------------------------------
>> There's no need for typing.PathLike.
> So I'm gonna say no.  ;)

Oh, it looks like a read those two emails in the wrong order ;).

Anyway, I was going to suggest making the abstract base class
subscriptable too like this: PathABC[str] is a str-based path ABC, and
PathABC[bytes] a bytes-based one ;). I don't know if that should be
called a generic type or not, though.

-- Koos

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