[Python-Dev] str object going in Py3K

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Feb 17 00:27:16 CET 2006

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

Nit-pickingly: os.open will continue to return integers.

I think it should return OS handles on Windows, instead
of C library handles. (also notice that this has nothing
to do with stdio: os.open does not use stdio; this is
POSIX open).


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