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Author brett.cannon
Recipients barneygale, brett.cannon, pitrou
Date 2020-02-27.21:17:25
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A use-case of "closing" a path is to cheaply flag that a path object is no longer valid, e.g. you deleted the underlying file and so you don't want others using the object anymore without paying the penalty of having to do the I/O to trigger the failure due to the path no longer existing.

Now whether anyone is using this functionality I don't know, but removing it will inevitably break code for someone, so someone will need to make at least some form of an attempt to see if there's any use in the wild to justify simplifying the code by removing the functionality.
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