PEP on path module for standard library

Michael Hoffman cam.ac.uk at mh391.invalid
Fri Jul 22 21:22:45 CEST 2005


Scott David Daniels wrote:
> Duncan Booth wrote:
> 
>> BTW, does it matter at all in practical use that the base class of 
>> path varies between str and unicode depending on the platform?
> 
> Isn't it even worse than this?
> On Win2K & XP, don't the file systems have something to do with the
> encoding?  So D: (a FAT drive) might naturally be str, while C:
> (an NTFS drive) might naturally be unicode.

The current path module handles these situations at least as well as the 
libraries that come with Python do. ;-)
-- 
Michael Hoffman



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