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

Chermside, Michael mchermside at ingdirect.com
Tue Jun 29 08:44:28 EDT 2004

Tim Peters writes:
> A Unicode string is, at least in theory, a sequence of Unicode
> characters, the latter defined in excruciating detail by the Unicode
> Consortium.  There's no conventional sense in which a Unicode string
> is an encoding of something other than exactly itself, but you could
> certainly make one up.

I, for one, have always preferred to interpret a string as it's
rot-13 equivalent.

"import this; this.s" -lly yours,

Michael Chermside

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