[IronPython] bytes and str in 2.7 io module

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Tue Nov 9 12:12:06 CET 2010

On 08/11/2010 19:44, Dino Viehland wrote:
> Jeff wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 10:55 AM, Dino Viehland<dinov at microsoft.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Ahh, yeah, we should probably have a helper method in here which will
>>> convert the string back to bytes rather than all of these casts to
>>> Bytes.  It could also be incompatible w/ CPython in that they *might*
>>> allow bytearray objects to be returned too which these casts would also
>> prevent.
>> I'll check what CPython allows (I presume you're still prohibited from looking
>> at the source for it?). I have a patch that checks for strings as well, but I'm not
>> happy with it yet.
> I think the answer is yes, we are still prohibited from looking at the code, just
> because we're generally not supposed to look at open source code at all.

Ha. :-)

Does that mean you're no longer permitted to read the IronPython source 
code. ;-)


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