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Date 2010-12-02.18:42:11
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A section in the Windows FAQ should better explain the recent addition of os.symlink and how it can be used, along with examples.

If a user just sits down and hits Start>Run>python, os.symlink will almost positively not be available. I'll need to briefly explain privileges, which one is needed, how it can be obtained, and how to properly write code on Windows to make use of os.symlink.

There is documentation of os.symlink itself, but it's more of a developer reference to match the rest of the os module documentation. A beginner would likely need more information, but that information isn't right for Doc/library/os.rst.
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