[Python-Dev] PyBytes_Join

Eli Bendersky eliben at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 14:46:38 CEST 2012

On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 3:35 PM, Eli Bendersky <eliben at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> PyUnicode_Join is a public C API function. However, its cousin for the
> bytes object is tucked privately in Objects/bytesobject.c as _PyBytes_Join.
> Is there any harm in exposing it publicly?
A more correctly formulated question would be: why is _PyBytes_Join part of
the limited API, while PyUnicode_Join is in the full API. Is there a reason
for the former to be less stable than the latter?

Thanks in advance,
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