PEP 358 and operations on bytes
bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Wed Oct 4 02:52:27 CEST 2006
Gerrit Holl <gerrit at nl.linux.org> writes:
> operations that aren't currently defined in PEP 358, like:
> - str methods endswith, find, partition, replace, split(lines),
> - Regular expressions
> I think those can be useful on a bytes type. Perhaps bytes and str
> could share a common parent class? They certainly share a lot of
> properties and possible operations one might want to perform.
Looking at those, I don't see why they wouldn't be useful for *all*
sequence types. Perhaps there needs to be a 'seq' type containing
those common methods, that is the superclass of 'str', 'bytes',
'list', 'tuple' et cetera.
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