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os.sep and os.path.sep

>>import os
>>hasattr(os, 'sep')
True
>>hasattr(os.path, 'sep')
True

By chance I noticed it.
Are there differences (I think not...)?
IMHO, if there are no differences os.path.sep should be removed since
it may be confusing.

Sep 9 '07 #1
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* billiejoex <gn****@gmail.com[2007-09-09 08:48:38]:
>import os
hasattr(os, 'sep')
True
>hasattr(os.path, 'sep')
True

By chance I noticed it.
Are there differences (I think not...)?
IMHO, if there are no differences os.path.sep should be removed since
it may be confusing.
If you lookup os module, not only os.sep but couple of other values are also imported from os.path.

from os.path import (curdir, pardir, sep, pathsep, defpath, extsep, altsep,
devnull)

Yes, you are right. There are no differences. They exists there for utility purposes. Removing them would be a bad idea.

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http://uthcode.sarovar.org
Sep 10 '07 #2

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