[stdlib-sig] urllib.parrrrse does not supporrrrt bytes
orsenthil at gmail.com
Sun Sep 20 20:59:34 CEST 2009
On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 08:55:51PM +0200, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> Le dimanche 20 septembre 2009 à 20:48 +0200, Armin Ronacher a écrit :
> > What is quote_from_bytes used for when quote just calls into it? Why
> > did this ever become a public interface? Also once unquote and
> > unquote_plus are fixed, unquote_to_bytes is similarly useless,
> > especially because both of them perform some weird utf-8 conversion if
> > non-bytes are passed to them.
> You should try a search in the python-dev archives. It was introduced
Well, I was discussing with Armin Ronacher at IRC and I pointed him to
Yes, it did go through considerable amount of discussion.
> recently, and after quite a bit of discussion I think.
> > I would just fix those and deprecate the explicit unquote_to_bytes and
> > quote_from_bytes for future versions of Python 3.
> > Any comments on that?
> Regardless of whether the semantics would be better or not, we can't
> change APIs every 2 years, it will make our users furous.
More so for commonly used ones..
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