[Python-Dev] Rename str/unicode to text
mwh at python.net
Fri Feb 17 11:57:25 CET 2006
Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> writes:
> OTOH, even if we didn't rename str/unicode to text, opentext would
> still be a good name for the function that opens a text file.
Hnnrgh, not really. You're not opening a 'text', nor are you
constructing something that might reasonably be called an 'opentext'.
textfile() seems better.
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