[Python-Dev] str object going in Py3K

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Feb 16 04:00:16 CET 2006

M.-A. Lemburg wrote:

> E.g. bytes.openfile(...) and unicode.openfile(...) (in 3.0
> renamed to str.openfile())

This seems wrong to me, because it creates an unnecessary
dependency of the bytes/str/unicode types on the file type.
These types should remain strictly focused on being just
containers for data.

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