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

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Fri Dec 9 16:13:17 CET 2011

On Dec 09, 2011, at 09:20 AM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:

>One use case (and the only one I'm aware of) is to pass keyword
>parameters. Python 2 insists that they are str (and doesn't accept
>unicode), Python 3 insists that they are str (and doesn't accept bytes).
>This is fairly uncommon as a problem, though, and is also solved in
>Python 2.6, which does accept Unicode strings as keyword parameter

Oh, I remember this one, because I think I reported and fixed it.  But I take
it as a given that Python 2.6 is the minimal (sane) version to target for
one-codebase cross-Python code.

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