Why is the shutil module called shutil?

rantingrick rantingrick at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 00:36:44 CEST 2011

On Sep 23, 10:36 pm, Fletcher Johnson <flt.john... at gmail.com> wrote:
> The topic says it all:
> Why is shutil named shutil? What does it stand for? This is just a
> mild curiosity of mine.
> The shutil module for reference:http://docs.python.org/library/shutil.html#module-shutil

Because even after 20 freaking years of evolution Python "heads of
state" (or states of head) cannot be bi-partisan enough to agree on a
freaking File and/or path object; remind you of any "body" we know?

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