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2017-09-07 10:29 GMT+02:00 Martin <>:
> I see two arguments in this thread versus proposal:
> * "operating systems do it that way"
> * string parsing is easy

You miss a most compelling third: it is a breaking change. It will
affect all programs that currently modify/change package.path.

For a breaking change, arguments of like "elegant", "more
understandable", "easier to manipulate" are not strong enough,
especially when a simple workaraound is available.