Text-mode apps (Was :Who are the "spacists"?)

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sat Apr 1 12:55:06 EDT 2017


On Sun, Apr 2, 2017 at 2:43 AM, Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net> wrote:
> Steve D'Aprano <steve+python at pearwood.info>:
>
>> Open your eyes, there is a whole world past the borders of your insular,
>> close-minded little country. 95% of the world is not American, and there
>> are millions of Americans who want to use non-ASCII characters in their
>> file names, even non-Latin characters.
>
> It would be nice to be able to use a / in my file names. Funny enough,
> I'm allowed to use a zillion unprintable characters in my file names but
> no slashes allowed.
>
> Example:
>
>    results-Q2/2017.json

But how do you distinguish between that file, and a file called
2017.json in a subdirectory called results-Q2?

ChrisA


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