[New-bugs-announce] [issue1076] py3 patch: full Unicode version for winreg module

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc report at bugs.python.org
Fri Aug 31 23:42:59 CEST 2007

New submission from Amaury Forgeot d'Arc:

With this patch, the winreg module is now completely unicode: it only
uses Windows wide-char API functions, and all strings (keys, subkeys,
values) are passed untranslated. str8 is banned, and byte objects are
only allowed for raw binary data.

Note: It seems a good approach to use the wide-char Windows API whenever
possible. They fit very well with PyUnicode strings, and simplify the

components: Unicode
files: winreg.diff
messages: 55540
nosy: amaury.forgeotdarc
severity: normal
status: open
title: py3 patch: full Unicode version for winreg module
versions: Python 3.0

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