Author iritkatriel
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Date 2020-10-20.14:53:27
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> I don't think a general developer would expect that open('/path/to/file/somename.txt') implies a directory operation, and it also doesn't on Windows.


Really? It's not obvious that finding a file would involve directory operations?

In what sense does it even matter whether you expect a directory operation to happen? The contract is that if the open() fails you get an OSError. The documentation doesn't say which OSError, and that is in fact a platform-specific implementation detail.
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