critique this little script, if you like

John Salerno johnjsal at
Mon May 1 16:37:47 CEST 2006

Roel Schroeven wrote:

> But watch out with leading backslashes, as in
> subdirs = [r'\cgi-bin', r'\images', r'\styles']
> os.path.join will assume they are meant to be absolute paths, and will 
> discard all previous components:
>  >>> os.path.join('base', 'subdomain', r'\images')
> '\\images'
> In fact I think it's best to specify components without leading or 
> trailing backslashes (unless you really want an absolute path):
>  >>> os.path.join('base', 'subdomain', 'images')
> 'base\\subdomain\\images'

Yeah, I made the list of subdirectories just strings, like 'cgi-bin' and 
took out the backslash. Then I used os.path.join to create those 
subdirectories on the end of the main directory. It always amazes me how 
posting here can lead to little tweaks that really clean up my code. :)

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