[Python-3000] PEP Draft: Enhancing the buffer protcol

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Wed Feb 28 21:28:12 CET 2007

Josiah Carlson wrote:

>Travis Oliphant <oliphant.travis at ieee.org> wrote:
>>I think you are right.  In the discussions for unifying string/unicode I 
>>really like the proposals that are leaning toward having a unicode 
>>object be an immutable string of either ucs-1, ucs-2, or ucs-4 depending 
>>on what is in the string.
>Except that its not going to happen.  The width of the unicode
>representation is going to be fixed at compile time, generally utf-16 or
Are you sure about this?  Guido was still talking about the 
multiple-version representation at PyCon a few days ago.


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