Inconsistencies between zipfile and tarfile APIs

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 19:23:38 CEST 2011


On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 3:11 AM, rantingrick <rantingrick at gmail.com> wrote:
> WWrong! It is more that just a MERE preference. Tarfile and zipfile
> are BOTH archive modules and as such should present a consistent API.
> I really don't care so much about the actual details AS LONG AS THE
> APIs ARE CONSISTENT!

Python and C++ are BOTH programming languages and as such should
present a consistent API. I really don't care so much about the actual
details <caps>as long as the APIs (standard libraries) are
consistent!</caps>

Chris Angelico



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