Odd wording it docs for shutil.move?

Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards at gmail.com
Fri Mar 3 12:13:04 EST 2017

At https://docs.python.org/2/library/shutil.html it says:

 shutil.move(src, dst)

    Recursively move a file or directory (src) to another location


    If the destination is on the current filesystem, then os.rename()
    is used. Otherwise, src is copied (using shutil.copy2()) to dst
    and then removed.

What does the current filesystem have to do with anything?

Surely, what matters is whether <src> and <dst> are on the same

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