Proposal: Use time rather than old-time in directory

Thomas Schilling nominolo at
Sat Jan 14 23:31:16 CET 2012

On 14 January 2012 21:22, Ian Lynagh <igloo at> wrote:

>> Is there a fallback to platform-specific types for those who need it?
> Just the pre-existing withFileStatus/modificationTime on Windows, and
> getFileStatus/modificationTime on unix.
>> I know that came up a while ago on a different matter and I think it's
>> reasonable to provide both the standard high-level API and a
>> lower-level API.
> Any low-level API should probably be in unix/Win32, with directory's
> high-level API calling it.

Yes, that is completely reasonable.  Low-level things are expected to
be platform-specific for cases like this.  That's the trade-off.

/ Thomas

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