[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins] python/dist/src/Lib types.py,1.26,1.27

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Thu, 23 May 2002 22:13:20 +0200

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> Specific tasks, by the way:
> - Add a 'string' built-in type that's the common base class for str
>   and unicode.

This class would have to be an abstract type. strings and unicode
are too different in their internals to work together from a
common base.

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