Why doesn't Python remember the initial directory?

alex23 wuwei23 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 20 04:59:54 CEST 2012


On Monday, 20 August 2012 12:57:44 UTC+10, alex23  wrote:
> If you've written a library that requires absolute 
> knowledge of its installed location in order for its 
> internals to work, then I'm not installing your library.

That should read: "requires the ability to derive absolute knowledge of its installed location for an application's current working directory".

There's nothing wrong with a library knowing where shit is. But again, that should in NO WAY be bound to the application working directory.



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