[docs] [issue16518] add "buffer protocol" to glossary

Antoine Pitrou report at bugs.python.org
Fri Nov 23 21:32:34 CET 2012

Antoine Pitrou added the comment:

> Do we have a recommended (and preferably briefer) way of saying, "any
> object that supports the buffer protocol"?

It depends where. There's no recommended way yet, but I would vote for
"bytes-like object" in error messages that are targetted at the average

The docs (glossary?) could explain that "bytes-like object" is the same
as "buffer-providing object" or "object implementing the buffer


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