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

Giovanni Bajo rasky at develer.com
Sat Feb 24 12:21:04 CET 2007

On 24/02/2007 11.20, Georg Brandl wrote:

> Thomas Wouters schrieb:
>> That's exactly what it does in current p3yk:
>> Python 3.0x (p3yk:53867M, Feb 23 2007, 20:06:03)
>> [GCC 4.1.2 20061115 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.1-21)] on linux2
>> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>  >>> b"""abc
>> ... def"""
>> bytes([0x61, 0x62, 0x63, 0x0a, 0x64, 0x65, 0x66])
> Seeing that, I made a patch that makes bytes_repr output a bytes literal,
> see attached diff.

I thought that the repr format of bytes was a deliberate choice to make life 
harder to people trying to use bytes to handle text.
Giovanni Bajo

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