Make a unique filesystem path, without creating the file

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Wed Feb 24 19:41:55 EST 2016


On Tue, 23 Feb 2016 07:22 pm, Paul Rubin wrote:

> 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

If you're going to do so, please do so in the next few days (or write to me
off list to ask for an extension) because I intend to ask Guido for a
ruling early next week.


-- 
Steven



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