[Python-Dev] bytes type discussion

Adam Olsen rhamph at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 12:00:38 CET 2006

On 2/15/06, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> Adam Olsen wrote:
> > Making it an error to have 8-bit str literals in 2.x would help
> > educate the user that they will change behavior in 3.0 and not be
> > 8-bit str literals anymore.
> You would like to ban string literals from the language? Remember:
> all string literals are currently 8-bit (byte) strings.

That's a rather literal interpretation of what I said. ;)  What I
meant was to only accept 7-bit characters, namely ascii.

Adam Olsen, aka Rhamphoryncus

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