Make a unique filesystem path, without creating the file

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Tue Feb 23 04:00:28 EST 2016

On 23/02/2016 08:22, Paul Rubin wrote:
> Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at> writes:
>> then
> 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.

Piece of cake using even a semi-decent email client (I use Thunderbird 
on Windows) via gmane.  It provides access to hundreds of Python mailing 
lists, blogs and even updates to the Activestate recipes :)

>>> 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

You might as well, can't do any harm and somebody might pick up on 

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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