PEP on path module for standard library

Oliver Andrich oliver.andrich at
Fri Jul 22 20:39:37 CEST 2005


2005/7/22, Michael Hoffman < at mh391.invalid>:
> What is this Java Path class? I have been STFWing and have found nothing
> on it in the. Indeed if you search for "Java Path class" (with quotes)
> almost half of the pages are this message from Guido. ;)
> Any Java hackers here want to tell us of the wonders of the Java Path
> class? I would be interested in seeing how other OO languages deal with
> paths.

I guess the nearest Java class comparable with path is the File class.

And as I am a so called Java hacker, I highly appreciate path as a
module for my python projects and in my eyes it is the natural way to
address files/paths. At least it is more natural to me then the os,
os.path, etc. pp. bundle, that has grown over the time.

I would love to see path inside Python's stdlib.

Best regards,

Oliver Andrich <oliver.andrich at> ---

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