Why is the shutil module called shutil?

Matt Joiner anacrolix at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 06:56:15 CEST 2011


Please continue

On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 8:36 AM, rantingrick <rantingrick at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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