[Python-Dev] python-dev Summary for 2004-08-16 through 2004-08-31 [draft]

Brett C. bac at OCF.Berkeley.EDU
Wed Sep 15 21:40:21 CEST 2004

Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> At 11:26 AM 9/15/04 -0700, Brett C. wrote:
>> -
>> -
>> Stemming from a conversation about moving Python over to Unicode only 
>> for string representation for 3.0, the discussion of a bytes type came 
>> up.  People were saying they used str to store binary data and that if 
>> str went away or no longer represented straight binary data (since 
>> Unicode has different encodings the values can change while meaning 
>> the same thing in terms of characters) they would need a way to deal 
>> with this.
> Looks like this section was supposed to have a title, but it got lost.

Yep.  Fixed in my copy now.  Thanks, Phillip.


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