[Python-Dev] difference between diff string implementations
nnorwitz at gmail.com
Sat Mar 15 23:54:54 CET 2008
This inconsistency goes back to 2.3 at least and probably to the
initial unicode implementation.
>>> set(dir(u'')) - set(dir(''))
UserString contains these two methods even though 8-bit strings do
not. I'm not sure what we should do for 2.6 or 3.0. My preference
would be to remove these methods on unicode/UserString if they aren't
useful to a large audience. However, removing for 2.6 without a
deprecation seems bad.
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