[Python-Dev] Decoding incomplete unicode
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Aug 19 20:54:38 CEST 2004
M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>> Marc-Andre, if the original patch (diff.txt) was applied:
>> What *specific* change in that patch would break code?
>> What *specific* code (C or Python) would break under that
> Let's flesh this out some more and get a better understanding
> of what is needed and how the separation between the stream queue,
> the stream codec and the underlying codec implementation can
> be put to good use.
That really didn't answer the question: What would be technically
wrong with accepting Walter's patches?
I smell over-designing: there is a specific problem at hand
(incomplete reads resulting in partial decoding); any solution
should attempt to *only* solve this problem, not any other
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