[Python-Dev] Re: unicode inconsistency?
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Thu Sep 9 22:21:13 CEST 2004
On Thu, Sep 09, 2004, Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> I'm beginning to think that we need an extra method (__text__), that
> can return any kind of string that's compatible with Python's text model.
While we're at it, that would be a good opportunity to add the __index__
method (for int-like objects that actually support indexing). That
would get rid of the issues with using floats as inappropriate inputs.
Can't require __index__ until 3.0, but we can start making it available.
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