equivalent of Ruby's Pathname?

Phlip phlip2005 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 23:46:36 CET 2010

On Feb 8, 2:36 pm, a... at pythoncraft.com (Aahz) wrote:

> >> There was also a PEP with another possible implementation:
> >>http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0355/
> >Why did Path() get rejected?  Is it the idea itself, or just the
> >approach that was used?  What are the complaints?
> You should search for the discussiona around it.

I, OTOH, am burning rubber with Python 2.6.1, so leading edge concerns
are not mine - yet!

I went with this version, generously ripped out & plopped into our

# URL:     http://www.jorendorff.com/articles/python/path
# Author:  Jason Orendorff <jason at jorendorff.com> (and others - see
the url!)
# Date:    7 Mar 2004

class path(_base):
    """ Represents a filesystem path.

Gods bless http://www.google.com/codesearch, huh?!


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