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

Adam Olsen rhamph at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 06:20:16 CET 2006

On 2/14/06, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> Not entirely, since I don't know what b"abc<euro>def" would mean
> (where <euro> is a Unicode Euro character typed in whatever source
> encoding was used).

SyntaxError I would hope.  Ascii and hex escapes only please. :)

Although I'm not arguing for or against byte literals.  They do make
for a much terser form, but they're not strictly necessary.

Adam Olsen, aka Rhamphoryncus

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