Le vendredi 03 décembre 2010 à 13:58 +0900, Stephen J. Turnbull a écrit :
Antoine Pitrou writes:
The legacy format argument looks like a red herring to me. When converting from a format to another it is the programmer's job to his/her job right.
Uhmmmmmm, the argument *for* this "feature" proposed by several people is that Python's numeric constructors do it (right) so that the programmer doesn't have to.
As far as I understand, Alexander was talking about a legacy pre-unicode text format. We don't have to support this.