[Python-3000] Thoughts on new I/O library and bytecode

Jason Orendorff jason.orendorff at gmail.com
Fri Feb 23 19:49:15 CET 2007

On 2/23/07, Thomas Wouters <thomas at python.org> wrote:
> On 2/21/07, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> > Patch anyone?
> See attachement. It's preliminary -- it just calls the global name 'bytes'
> currently (and not even using the 'right' AST concretion mechanism) which
> means you can override what the bytes literal creates by assigning to
> 'bytes' (although I'm sure there's people out there that would love to keep
> it that way ;-P) It should probably get its own bytecode (no pun intended.)

Cool!  I finished writing up the PEP about the same time I got this,
but the PEP isn't executable. :)  I would attach it, but I have a
feeling the PEP is probably unnecessary at this point...?


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