[Python-Dev] unicodeobject.c,2.139,2.140 checkin

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
26 Apr 2002 19:16:32 +0200

Guido van Rossum <guido@python.org> writes:

> > In the long run, I think that the Unicode type should be
> > used for all text data and strings for binary data of unknown 
> > encoding.
> I think you're underestimating the tenacity of ASCII and Latin-1.

I agree with MAL: the run will just be *very* long.