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