[Python-ideas] Path conversion for f-strings

Serge Matveenko s at matveenko.ru
Mon May 13 03:05:45 EDT 2019

On Mon, May 13, 2019 at 4:44 AM Batuhan Taskaya <isidentical at gmail.com> wrote:
> Like repr and string the file system path is used alot and something like path!p might be handy.
> >>> class MyClass:
> ...     def __fspath__(self):
> ...         return "/home/batuhan"
> ...
> >>> assert f"{mc!p}" == f"{os.fspath(mc)}"
> Also it saves us to unnecessarily import os for only fspath().

Hi! Honestly, I feel a lack of use case context here.

Just to mention, `pathlib.Path` like objects have there `__str__`
implement to return a string representation of the path, i.e.
`str(pathlib.Path("/home/batuhan"))` returns `"/home/batuhan"`

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