[Python-Dev] Python 3.x and bytes

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Wed May 18 01:04:51 CEST 2011

2011/5/17 Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us>:
> Considering that ord() still works fine, I'm not sure why it was done this
> way.

I agree that this change was unfortunate and not too useful in practice.

> Is there code out there that is using this "list of int's" interface, or is
> there time to make changes to bytes?

I don't doubt there is, and I'm afraid it's far to late to change this.


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