[Python-Dev] PEP 263 -- Python Source Code Encoding

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
27 Feb 2002 23:03:51 +0100

Skip Montanaro <skip@pobox.com> writes:

> I was thinking about strings used as byte containers for
> non-character data.

Ok, but then you also said that you would want to produce a warning
for those? How can you tell them apart from "proper" character strings
if the encoding allows arbitrary byte sequences (like Latin-1)?