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

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Wed, 13 Jun 2001 12:02:40 +1200 (NZST)

> -1 on anything except a PEP that covers *all* aspects of
> encode/decode (including things that are already implemented)

Particularly, it should clearly explain why we need a
completely new and separate namespace mechanism for these
codec things, and provide a firm rationale for deciding
whether any proposed new form of encoding or decoding
should be placed in this namespace or the module namespace.

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