Python Feature Request: (?) Group all file-directory-related stdlib functions in one place
Nikita the Spider
NikitaTheSpider at gmail.com
Sun Apr 15 21:48:43 CEST 2007
In article <4620b4c9$0$14410$9b622d9e at news.freenet.de>,
"Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> > Currently file-directory-related functionality in the Python standard
> > library is scattered among various modules such as shutil, os,
> > dircache etc. So I request that the functions be gathered and
> > consolidated at one place. Some may need renaming to avoid conflicts
> > or for clarification.
> Please see PEP 355.
Thanks for bringing this to my attention; I was not aware of this PEP.
The organization of the stdlib's file- and path-related functions gives
me headaches so I'd like to see it change. But note that GvR has
pronounced that PEP 355 is dead:
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