What's Going on between Python and win7?

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Mon Feb 22 23:40:27 CET 2010

On 2010-02-22, John Bokma <john at castleamber.com> wrote:
> Grant Edwards <invalid at invalid.invalid> writes:

>>>> Windows 7 has symbolic links?
>>>    Symbolic links are designed to aid in migration and application
>>>    compatibility with UNIX operating systems. Microsoft has implemented
>>>    its symbolic links to function just like UNIX links.

>> So symbolic links on W7 function like Unix (hard) links
>> rather than Unix _symbolic_ links??
> Which leads you to this conclusion?

The quote above that says that "symbolic links" on W7 function
just like "links" on Unix.  A "link" on Unix is a hard link.  I
presumed that if they meant "symbolic links" on Unix, they
would have said "symbolic links".

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