[Python-Dev] Restoring the aliases for the non-Unicode codecs

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Wed Nov 13 16:43:01 CET 2013

Nick Coghlan writes:

 > The long gory history in http://bugs.python.org/issue7475 took a
 > different turn earlier this year when I noticed
 > (http://bugs.python.org/issue7475#msg187698) that the codecs module
 > already *had* type neutral helper functions in the form of
 > codecs.encode and codecs.decode, and has had them since Python 2.4.
 > These were covered in the test suite, but not in the documentation.

As long as the agreement on _methods_ (documented in
http://bugs.python.org/issue7475#msg96240) isn't changed, I'm +1 on

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