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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-07-03 22:27:07

Michael Marcin wrote:
> That is annoying but it seems like a trailing slash at the end of a path
> would be enough to differentiate paths to files from paths to directories.

I don't like the idea of adding "file or directory" semantics to paths.
 Paths are just paths. What about symlinks? What about devices?
Should we find a way to represent that information in a path too?

Dave Abrahams
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