Why doesn't Python remember the initial directory?

Jerry Hill malaclypse2 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 20 04:05:51 CEST 2012

On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 9:57 PM, kj <no.email at please.post> wrote:
> By now I have learned to expect that 99.99% of Python programmers
> will find that there's nothing wrong with behavior like the one
> described above, that it is in fact exactly As It Should Be, because,
> you see, since Python is the epitome of perfection, it follows
> inexorably that any flaw or shortcoming one may *perceive* in Python
> is only an *illusion*: the flaw or shortcoming is really in the
> benighted programmer, for having stupid ideas about programming
> (i.e. any idea that may entail that Python is not *gasp* perfect).
> Pardon my cynicism, but the general vibe from the replies I've
> gotten to my post (i.e. "if Python ain't got it, it means you don't
> need it") is entirely in line with these expectations.

Since you have no respect for the people you're writing to, why
bother?  I know I certainly have no desire to spend any time at all on
your problem when you say things like that.  Perhaps you're looking
for for the argument clinic instead?



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