[IronPython] Django, __unicode__, and #20366

Jeff Hardy jdhardy at gmail.com
Mon Feb 1 22:35:31 CET 2010

On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 2:21 PM, Dino Viehland <dinov at microsoft.com> wrote:
> It always prefers __unicode__ over __str__.  We can't really only call
> __unicode__ when __str__ isn't there because __str__ is always there.

OK - didn't realize that. Not sure it would really improve the
behaviour all that much anyway.

Anything that really needs to know the difference and support
IronPython can just check `str is unicode` anyway.

Random thought: str(x, yes_really=True) to always call __str__? :)

- Jeff

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