[Python-Dev] Adding .decode() method to Unicode

Barry A. Warsaw barry@digicool.com
Tue, 12 Jun 2001 14:24:25 -0400

>>>>> "PP" == Paul Prescod <paulp@ActiveState.com> writes:

    PP> I don't feel strongly one way or another about this (ab?)use
    PP> of the codecs concept, myself, but I do feel strongly that
    PP> Unicode strings should behave as much as possible like 8-bit
    PP> strings.

I'd agree with both statements.

time-to-add-{encode,decode}string()-to-quopri-ly y'rs,