[Python-Dev] str object going in Py3K

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Feb 16 03:47:55 CET 2006

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> So how about
> openbytes? This clearly links the resulting object with the bytes
> type, which is mutually reassuring.

That looks quite nice.

Another thought -- what is going to happen to os.open?
Will it change to return bytes, or will there be a new

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