[Python-Dev] methods on the bytes object

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sun Apr 30 12:06:15 CEST 2006

Josiah Carlson wrote:
> Specifically in the case of bytes.join(), the current common use-case of
> <literal>.join(...) would become something similar to
> bytes(<literal>).join(...), unless bytes objects got a syntax... Or
> maybe I'm missing something?

I think what you are missing is that algorithms that currently operate
on byte strings should be reformulated to operate on character strings,
not reformulated to operate on bytes objects.


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