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"glob.glob('weirdness')" Any thoughts?
On 9/11/18 6:24 PM, Gilmeh Serda wrote:
> I think this is no different than RegEx matching, so the routine really
> shouldn't be called glob() but the_regex_variations_opus_five().
Maybe your version should be called crippled_glob.
Globbing has a long history, longer than many of the people who use it.
> If there really is a need for other stuff with brackets and what not,
> this could go into a subclass of glob, say glob.brain_hemorrhage() or
> something, for those so inclined to use it. Or maybe a keyword
> parameter finicky=True/False.
In their simplest form, the brackets match alternatives. For example,
file.text matches file1.text, file2.text, file3.text, and
file4.text, but not file_something_else.text.