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Re: Python os.path.join inconsistency?
- From: Chris Herborth <cherborth at qnx dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2004 10:53:28 -0400
- Subject: Re: Python os.path.join inconsistency?
- Organization: QNX Software Systems Ltd.
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- Reply-to: cherborth at qnx dot com
Reini Urban wrote:
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
This is rather off-topic, but even DOS would properly handle paths with
forward slashes in commands that didn't choke trying to parse them into
arguments (for example, Info-ZIP's zip/unzip or POV-Ray).
This is an undocumented feature ever since DOS implemented directories.
Chris Herborth (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Never send a monster to do the work of an evil scientist.
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