[Python-3000] need help fixing broken tests in py3k-pep3137 branch

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 14:50:42 CET 2007

Paul Moore wrote:
> I think this needs clarifying - if your interpretation is correct, the
> documentation needs an overhaul (and in the short term, the behaviour
> needs explicitly stating in the PEP).

I haven't checked the code to make sure, but I suspect that where the 
documentation says "string" it actually means anything implementing the 
buffer API at the C level, which will then be interpreted as a block of 
memory. That job is being taken over by bytes/buffer objects in 3.0.


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