[Python-Dev] Chose a name for a "get unicode as wide character, borrowed reference" function

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Nov 21 16:04:06 CET 2011

On Mon, 21 Nov 2011 12:53:17 +0100
Victor Stinner <victor.stinner at haypocalc.com> wrote:
> I would like to add a new PyUnicode_AsWideChar() function which would return 
> the borrowed reference, exactly as PyUnicode_AsUnicode(). The problem is that 
> "PyUnicode_AsWideChar" already exists in Python 3.2, as 
> PyUnicode_AsWideCharString.

This is not very clear. You are proposing to add a function which
already exists, except that you have to free the pointer yourself?
I don't think that's a good idea, the API is already large enough.



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