[Python-Dev] [Email-SIG] Dropping bytes "support" in json

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Fri Apr 10 20:55:23 CEST 2009

On Apr 10, 2009, at 2:00 PM, Glenn Linderman wrote:

> If one name has to be longer than the other, it should be the bytes  
> version.  Real user code is more likely to want to use the text  
> version, and hopefully there will be more of that type of code than  
> implementations using bytes.

I'm not sure we know that yet, actually.  Nothing written for Python 2  
counts, and email is too broken in 3 for any sane person to be writing  
such code for Python 3.

> Of course, one could use message.header and message.bythdr and  
> they'd be the same length.

I was trying to figure out what  a 'thdr' was that we'd want to index  
'by' it. :)


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