Make a unique filesystem path, without creating the file

Paul Rubin no.email at nospam.invalid
Tue Feb 23 03:22:47 EST 2016


Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk> writes:
> https://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-ideas/2015-September/036333.html
> then http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/python/dev/1223780

Thanks.  It would be nice if those were gatewayed to usenet like this
group is.  I can't bring myself to subscribe to mailing lists.

>> There are a few other choices in the PEP whose benefit is unclear to me,
>> but they aren't harmful, and I guess the decisions have already been
>> made.
> The PEP status is draft so is subject to change.

Well they might be changeable but it sounds like there's a level of
consensus by now, that wouldn't be helped by more bikeshedding over
relatively minor stuff.  I might write up some further comments and post
them here 


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