[Python-Dev] Fw: Behavior of buffer()

Aahz aahz@pythoncraft.com
Sun, 23 Jun 2002 18:35:26 -0400

On Sun, Jun 23, 2002, Scott Gilbert wrote:
> I know that I would suggest deprecating the PyBufferObject to just being a
> BufferInspector, and taking what little extra functionality was in there
> and stuffing it into arraymodule.c.  Another solution would be to factor
> PyBufferObject into PyBufferInspector and a "bytes" object.  A few months
> ago, I was tempted to submit a PEP saying as much, but I think that would
> have quietly fallen to the floor.  Nobody seems to like this topic too
> much...

OTOH, for PEPs, silence may be construed as consent.  Just don't be too
surprised if an actual PEP generated a lot of noise.
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