[Python-Dev] Python 3.x and bytes
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Wed May 18 21:06:09 CEST 2011
> Note that the more common idiom (not that I can measure it, mind)
> when dealing with byte strings is something analogous to
> if my_byte_string[i:i+1] == b'x':
> rather than
> if my_byte_string[i] == 170:
FWIW, Another spelling of this is
if my_byte_string[i] == ord(b'x')
>From a readability point, it's in the same category as the first one,
but less twisted.
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