[Python-Dev] 3.2 "What's New"

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Sat Sep 4 08:45:15 CEST 2010

Am 04.09.2010 01:40, schrieb Victor Stinner:
> Le samedi 04 septembre 2010 00:52:38, Georg Brandl a écrit :
>> For this weekend's 3.2a2, it would be rather nice to have some more
>> coverage of changes in the document, since it is the main thing people
>> will look at when determining whether to download and test the alpha.
> About unicode, Python 3.2 has a better support of undecodable strings, 
> especially filenames (PEP 383):
>  - bytes version of os.environ: os.environb and os.getenvb()
>  - better support of undecodable data, eg. in tarfile, pickle, bz2 and 
> subprocess
>  - os.exec*() and subprocess.Popen() accept bytes arguments
>  - mbcs encoding (default Windows encoding) is not more strict, eg. don't 
> encode Ł as L in codepage 1252
> I have a list of the related issues, do you need it?

Best send it to Raymond then :)


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