[Python-Dev] Buffer protocol for io.BytesIO?

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Fri Sep 3 13:16:13 CEST 2010

On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 8:56 PM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Sep 2010 20:44:01 +1000 Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> That's an interesting idea. I was planning to return a memoryview
> object (in order to hide the intermediate object, and make it really
> minimal), so perhaps the context protocol should be enabled on
> memoryviews?
> (__enter__ would be a no-op, and __exit__ would release the internal
> buffer and render it invalid, a bit like closing a file)

Yep, sounds good (with "no-op" in this case meaning "just return self").


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