PyWart: os.path needs immediate attention!

Teemu Likonen tlikonen at iki.fi
Mon Aug 1 10:19:49 CEST 2011


* 2011-07-30T10:57:29+10:00 * Steven D'Aprano wrote:

> Teemu Likonen wrote:
>> Pathnames and the separator for pathname components should be
>> abstracted away, to a pathname object.
>
> Been there, done that, floundered on the inability of people to work
> out the details.
>
> http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0355/

I'm very much a Lisp person and obviously got the idea of pathname
objects from Common Lisp. Lazily I'm also learning Python too but at the
moment I can't comment on the details of that PEP. Yet, generally I
think that's the way to improve pathnames, not the "rantinrick's".



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