New Issue: Should we distinguish 'relPath'/'realPath' better?

16757, “e-kayrakli”, “Should we distinguish ‘relPath’/‘realPath’ better?”, “2020-11-20T00:31:11Z”

The Path module has:

  • relPath: returns the relative path from current directory or some other
  • realPath: returns the canonical path from the path.

They follow python’s os.path counterparts in terms of behavior. In the spirit
of making the interface aligned with that, we can keep them as they are.
However, they are too close for comfort, and prone to typos that can create
hard-to-debug issues.

That being said, I am not seeing any grievance in the python community regarding