[docs] [issue9730] base64 docs refers to strings instead of bytes
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Wed Sep 1 13:56:49 CEST 2010
Daniel Stutzbach <daniel at stutzbachenterprises.com> added the comment:
The example can be fixed by placing a "b" before the two string literals.
However, pretty much the whole document refers to "strings" and should refer to "byte sequences" or the "bytes" type.
I thought there were automated tests that exercised the documentation examples. Am I wrong about that?
resolution: -> accepted
stage: -> needs patch
title: base64 encoding takes in bytes rather than string. -> base64 docs refers to strings instead of bytes
versions: +Python 3.2
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