[Python-Dev] RE: [Python-checkins] python/dist/src/Misc NEWS, 1.983, 1.984

Walter Dörwald walter at livinglogic.de
Thu Jun 3 09:18:47 EDT 2004

Hye-Shik Chang wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 12:26:43PM +0200, Walter D?rwald wrote:
>>Tony Meyer wrote:
>>>>! - Unicode type got two new methods now; iswide() and width(). They
>>>>!   manipulate east asian width information from Unicode TR11.
>>Should these methods be added to UserString too?
> iswide() and width() are for unicode objects only.  Please see
> Martin's reply on addition of the methods to string objects:
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2004-June/045153.html

Yes, but UserString.UserString can be used to wrap both str and
unicode objects.

    Walter Dörwald

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