[Python-Dev] PEP 332 revival in coordination with pep 349? [ Was:Re: release plan for 2.5 ?]

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Feb 14 14:32:42 CET 2006

On Feb 14, 2006, at 6:35 AM, Greg Ewing wrote:

> Barry Warsaw wrote:
>> This makes me think I want an unsigned byte type, which b[0] would
>> return.
> Come to think of it, this is something I don't
> remember seeing discussed. I've been thinking
> that bytes[i] would return an integer, but is
> the intention that it would return another bytes
> object?

A related question: what would bytes([104, 101, 108, 108, 111, 8004])  
return?  An exception hopefully.  I also think you'd want bytes([x  
for x in some_bytes_object]) to return an object equal to the original.


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