[Python-3000] marshalling bytes objects
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Sat Aug 25 15:34:01 CEST 2007
Can we put this decision off till after the a1 release? At this point
I don't expect PyString to be removed in time for the release, which I
want to be done by August 31.
On 8/24/07, Neal Norwitz <nnorwitz at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/24/07, Neal Norwitz <nnorwitz at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I see in PEP 358 (bytes) http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0358/ that
> > marshalling bytes is an open issue and needs to be specified. I'm
> > converting code objects to use bytes for the bytecode and lnotab. Is
> > there anything special to be aware of here?
> By "here" I was originally thinking about the marshaling aspect. But
> clearly the mutability of bytes isn't particularly good for code
> objects. :-) This goes back to the question of whether bytes should
> be able to be immutable (frozen).
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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