PEP on path module for standard library
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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. ;-)
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