FWIW, that is also the way things are done in the pickle/cPickle
module. dump/dumps and load/loads to differentiate between the file
object and string ways of using that functionality.
Nick Coghlan wrote:That just feels nasty though :-(
Barry Warsaw wrote:
Of course, one could use message.header and message.bythdr and they'dI was trying to figure out what a 'thdr' was that we'd want to index
be the same length.
'by' it. :)
In the discussions about os.environ, the suggested approach was to just
tack a 'b' onto the end of the name to get the bytes version (i.e.
That aligns nicely with the b"" prefix for bytes literals, and isn't
much of a typing or reading burden when dealing with the bytes API
instead of the text one.
A similar naming scheme (i.e. msg.headers and msg.headersb) would
probably work for email as well.
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