[Python-3000] On PEP 3116: new I/O base classes
daniel at stutzbachenterprises.com
Wed Jun 20 20:17:14 CEST 2007
On 6/20/07, Bill Janssen <janssen at parc.com> wrote:
> > Ah, not everyone dealing with text is dealing with line-delimited
> > text, you know...
> It's really the only difference between text and non-text.
Text is a sequence of characters. Non-text is a sequence of bytes.
Characters may be multi-byte. It is no longer an ASCII world.
Daniel Stutzbach, Ph.D. President, Stutzbach Enterprises LLC
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