[Numpy-discussion] using loadtxt to load a text file in to a numpy array
chris.barker at noaa.gov
Thu Jan 23 20:12:35 EST 2014
On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 3:56 PM, <josef.pktd at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure anymore, after all these threads I think bytes should be
> bytes and strings should be strings
exactly -- that's the py3 model, and I think we really soudl try to conform
to it, it's really the only way to have a robust solution.
> I like the idea of an `encoding_view` on some 'S' bytes, and once we
> have a view like that there is no reason to pretend 'S' bytes are
right, then they are bytes, not text. period.
I'm not sure if we should conflate encoded text and arbitrary bytes, but it
does make sense to build encoded text on a bytes object.
maybe I didn't pay attention because I didn't care, until we ran into
> the python 3 problems. maybe nobody else did either.
yup -- I think this didn't get a whole lot of review or testing....
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