[Python-Dev] bytes thoughts

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Mar 17 01:09:46 CET 2006

Christos Georgiou wrote:

> Well, what's the result of
> bytes([1,0,0])^ bytes([1,0])
> ?  Is it bytes([0,0,0]) (à la little-endian) or is it bytes([1,1,0])
> (straight conversion to base-256)?  Or perhaps throw a ValueError if the 
> sizes differ?

In the interests of refusing the temptation to
guess, I'd go for the ValueError.


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