[docs] [issue13538] Improve doc for str(bytesobject)
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Mon Oct 15 19:27:03 CEST 2012
Chris Jerdonek added the comment:
> I would just say that str(bytesobj, encoding, errors) is equivalent to bytesobj.decode(encoding, errors) (assuming it really is).
Good suggestion. And yes, code is shared in the following way:
One thing that would need to be addressed in the str() version is if bytesobj is a PEP 3118 character buffer, after which it falls back to bytesobj.decode(encoding, errors). I will update the patch so people can see how it looks.
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