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Re: Python os.path.join inconsistency?
- From: Reini Urban <rurban at x-ray dot at>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2004 07:16:23 +0200
- Subject: Re: Python os.path.join inconsistency?
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Ken Dibble schrieb:
I guess my limited experience (including not being a windows programmer)
colored my perception.
I had never been able to get any Windows variant I was exposed to,
to accept a forward slash. So much for my recall device of
Unix Forward, Windows Backward.
Win95 derivates accept only backward, WinNT since always forward slashes
All the WinAPI functions and all winnt commands.
cmd.exe knows about it, command.com not, most older shells try to take
the first "/" as argument delimiter. (stupid command.com habits)
4DOS/NT: Unknown command "BIN"
Some homegrown scripts or python or perl or php libs probably not.
Who knows on which they decide to split their args and paths.
If they just pass the paths verbatim to the underlying API, it should
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