[Python-Dev] readd u'' literal support in 3.3?

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Thu Dec 8 07:02:22 CET 2011

2011/12/8 Chris McDonough <chrism at plope.com>:
> On the heels of Armin's blog post about the troubles of making the same
> codebase run on both Python 2 and Python 3, I have a concrete
> suggestion.
> It would help a lot for code that straddles both Py2 and Py3 to be able
> to make use of u'' literals.

Helpful or not helpful, I think that ship has sailed. The earliest it
could see the light of day is 3.3, which would leave people trying to
support 3.1 and 3.2 in a bind.


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