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

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sun Feb 25 05:52:00 CET 2007

Why not add the literal to 2.6 too?

If that's deemed undesirable, make it bytes(<string literal>), as long
as that actually works when read back.


On 2/24/07, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> Guido van Rossum schrieb:
> > Georg is channeling me well. Also, my thinking has evolved some after
> > talking to various folks here at PyCon.
> >
> > Georg, please check it in! Feel free to update the PEP if you will.
> I will, if you answer me one question: in Python 2.6, should the repr()
> return "bytes(<string literal>)" or still "bytes(<list of ints>)"?
> Georg
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