[Tutor] reading files in Python 3

Alex Kleider akleider at sonic.net
Fri Mar 31 11:44:43 EDT 2017

On 2017-03-30 13:45, Mats Wichmann wrote:

> Yeah, fun.  You need to escape the \ that the idiot MS-DOS people chose
> for the file path separator.

I also believe that the "MS-DOS people" are making a poor choice
but to call them idiots is perhaps a bit strong.
Remember that for many the use of MicroSoft's OS is not a choice but an 
edict handed down by superiors, or a requirement caused by other 
Perhaps "idiot" was meant to apply to the OS, not to it's users?

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