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Author brett.cannon
Recipients DahlitzFlorian, brett.cannon, mdk, vinay.sajip, xtreak
Date 2019-11-25.18:38:38
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@Vinay you got exactly what I mean. I had to actually teach a ton of people that shell trick with basename and pwd on Twitter, that trick doesn't seem to be something people know about, and yet a ton of people seem to be creating virtual environments with prompts manually specified like that.

Plus that trick varies from shell to shell and we already have enough issues just explaining to people how to activate between Windows and UNIX and then between even shells on the same OS.

So this is entirely for convenience.

@Julien default directory names is an entirely separate topic as people can't agree on the default name (e.g. I prefer `.venv` as my default).
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