PRE-PEP: new Path class

Gerrit Holl gerrit at
Tue Jan 6 20:04:39 CET 2004

Mike C. Fletcher wrote:
> >9) Current OS constants?
> >
> >What are they? Are we talking about the four
> >constants in the access() function, or about something
> >else?
> > 
> >
> Don't know myself.

I meant os.path constants: curdir, pathsep, defpath, etc.
They should be included.

> >use the visitor pattern directly, with different method
> >names for files, directories and whatever else a
> >particular file system has in it's warped little mind.
> > 
> >
> Reworking walk is probably a good idea.  I'll let others worry about it, 
> as I've re-implemented the functionality so many times for my own code 
> that I'm just sick of it :) .

I think os.walk is good as it is.


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