[Python-Dev] bytes type discussion

Travis E. Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Wed Feb 15 04:39:49 CET 2006

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> I'm about to send 6 or 8 replies to various salient messages in the
> PEP 332 revival thread. That's probably a sign that there's still a
> lot to be sorted out. In the mean time, to save you reading through
> all those responses, here's a summary of where I believe I stand.
> Let's continue the discussion in this new thread unless there are
> specific hairs to be split in the other thread that aren't addressed
> below or by later posts.

I hope bytes objects will be pickle-able?  If so, and they support the 
buffer protocol, then many NumPy users will be very happy.


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