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

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at divmod.com
Sun Feb 25 23:28:47 CET 2007

On Mon, 26 Feb 2007 11:15:20 +1300, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
>Thomas Wouters wrote:
>> I'm not sure what makes you say that. There isn't anyone actually using
>> bytes() right now, so what makes you think how it's created?
>That's my point -- you *don't* know how any given bytes
>object was created, so there's no reason to display it
>in anything other than the most generic way.
>Another thing is that the idea of displaying a mutable
>object in a way that closely resembles a non-mutable
>literal makes me uncomfortable. Actually, writing that
>sort of literal makes me uncomfortable too, but I'm
>not sure what to do about that.

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