[Python-3000] String comparison
janssen at parc.com
Thu Jun 7 03:59:52 CEST 2007
> if someone didn't want normalization, and Python did it anyways, then
> there would be an error that passed silently.
Then they'd read it as bytes, and do the processing themselves
explicitly (actually, what I do).
> It's the unicode character versus code point issue. I personally prefer
> code points, as a code point approach does exactly what I want it to do
> by default; nothing. If it *does* something without me asking, then
> that would seem to be magic to me, and I'm a minimal magic kind of guy.
Strings are not code point sequences, which are available anyway for
people who want them as tuples of integer values.
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