[Python-Dev] Re: adding a bytes sequence type to Python
skip at pobox.com
Tue Aug 17 15:26:31 CEST 2004
Michael> Is this getting to (hopefully uncontroverisal!) PEP time?
One would hope. I sent in a skeletal PEP last week asking for a number but
haven't heard back.
Michael> Is there any consensus forming on whether bytes() instances are
Michael> mutable or not?
ISTR Guido thought mutable was the way to go. I don't think that efficiency
concerns will be a huge deal since it won't be used all over the place the
way strings are. Will they need to be used as dict keys? Doesn't seem
likely to me.
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