How to get the extension of a filename from the path

Tom Anderson twic at
Fri Dec 9 11:45:50 CET 2005

On Thu, 8 Dec 2005, gene tani wrote:

> Lad wrote:
>> what is a way to get the the extension of  a filename from the path?
> minor footnote: windows paths can be raw strings for os.path.split(),
> or you can escape "/"
> tho Tom's examp indicates unescaped, non-raw string works with
> splitext()

DOH. Yes, my path's got a tab in it, hasn't it!


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