[Python-Dev] C API doc fix

Steven Bethard steven.bethard at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 21:06:22 CEST 2005

On 9/29/05, Robey Pointer <robey at lag.net> wrote:
> Yesterday I ran into a bug in the C API docs.  The top of this page:
>      http://docs.python.org/api/unicodeObjects.html
> says:
>      This type represents a 16-bit unsigned storage type which is
> used by Python internally as basis for holding Unicode ordinals. On
> platforms where wchar_t is available and also has 16-bits, Py_UNICODE
> is a typedef alias for wchar_t to enhance native platform
> compatibility. On all other platforms, Py_UNICODE is a typedef alias
> for unsigned short.

I believe this is the same issue that was brought up in May[1].  My
impression was that people could not agree on a documentation patch.

[1] http://www.python.org/dev/summary/2005-05-01_2005-05-15.html

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