[Python-Dev] bytes.from_hex() [Was: PEP 332 revival in coordination with pep 349?]

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Feb 17 21:35:25 CET 2006

M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> Just because some codecs don't fit into the string.decode()
> or bytes.encode() scenario doesn't mean that these codecs are
> useless or that the methods should be banned.

No. The reason to ban string.decode and bytes.encode is that
it confuses users.


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