[Python-3000] Immutable bytes -- looking for volunteer
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Thu Sep 27 19:29:24 CEST 2007
On 9/27/07, Neil Schemenauer <nas at arctrix.com> wrote:
> Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> > However there's quite a bit of Python 2.x code around that manipulates
> > *bytes* in the guise of 8-bit strings, and it uses tests like "if s
> >== 'x': ..." frequently.
> I think it would be useful to do a survey and see how much code
> would be affected and the effect on readability.
Agreed. Anyone interested in researching this? (Though at this point
I'm pretty much ready to resolve the issue by choosing ints.)
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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