On 11 Sep 2014, at 02:42, Chris Angelico email@example.com wrote:
On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 4:35 AM, Chris Lasher firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Unless printable representation of bytes objects appears as part of the language specification for Python 3, it's an implementation detail, thus, it is a candidate for change, especially if the BDFL wills it so.
So this is all about the output of repr(), right? The question then is: How important is backward compatibility with repr? Will there be code breakage?
It’s likely to break doctests at least.