[Python-Dev] Proposal: from __future__ import unicode_string_literals

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Mon Mar 24 13:08:13 CET 2008

On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 1:03 PM, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 24/03/2008, Lennart Regebro <regebro at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 11:29 AM, Thomas Wouters <thomas at python.org> wrote:
>  >  > safe assumption to make. A simple preprocessor step involving 2to3 requires
>  >  > no such knowledge.
>  >
>  > As I understood it nobody has claimed 2to3 to be perfect either, but
>  >  that using 2to3 will also require you to test the code in both
>  >  environments, so I don't see how that is a difference.
>  Do you not test the code you distribute under each version of Python
>  that you (claim to) support, in any case?

Yes I do. I don't think my text above was unclear on the issue or
could be misunderstood in this way.

Lennart Regebro: Zope and Plone consulting.
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