[Python-Dev] Unicode

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Sun, 28 Apr 2002 18:41:43 -0400

>>>>> "JJ" == Jack Jansen <Jack.Jansen@oratrix.com> writes:

    JJ> [here's below] To my surprise I think that having blobs and
    JJ> textstrings be unrelated objects creates less problems than
    JJ> having the one be a subtype of the other.

While I think there's a lot of common operations you might do on blobs
and textstrings, I don't see much of a need for them to be related via
class hierarchy (although we might find it to be expedient for
backwards compatibility).