[Python-Dev] Allowing u.encode() to return non-strings

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Jun 17 01:06:10 EDT 2004

M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> What do you think ?

-1. I find it unfortunate that there are encodings which
don't convert between Unicode and byte strings; this direction
should not be followed.

Instead, text processing utilities should be proper libraries.


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