Having been bitten by the "unadorned filename" return of readdir (isn't every newbie?), I got to wondering if there is ever the situation where you do not want the the full path? If so, how often, relative to the times when you do?
I guess it's way to late to consider that this might be changed, given the golden rule that "Thou shalt not break old code".
However, as it seems that Perl6 is going to comprehensively break this rule - maybe a new default would be in order?
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