[Python-Dev] Python 3.x and bytes
g.brandl at gmx.net
Thu May 19 07:28:36 CEST 2011
On 19.05.2011 00:39, Greg Ewing wrote:
> Ethan Furman wrote:
>> some_var == b'd'
>> 1) a check to see if the bytes instance is length 1
>> 2) a check to see if
>> i) the other object is an int, and
>> 2) 0 <= other_obj < 256
>> 3) if 1 and 2, make the comparison instead of returning NotImplemented?
> It might seem convenient, but I'd worry that it would lead to
> even more confusion in other ways. If someone sees that
> some_var == b'd'
> is true, and that
> some_var == 100
> is also true, they might expect to be able to do things
> n = b'd' + 1
> and get 101... or maybe b'e'...
Maybe they should :)
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