[Python-Dev] Add transform() and untranform() methods

Walter Dörwald walter at livinglogic.de
Fri Nov 15 08:09:47 CET 2013

Am 15.11.2013 um 00:42 schrieb Serhiy Storchaka <storchaka at gmail.com>:
> 15.11.13 00:32, Victor Stinner написав(ла):
>> And add transform() and untransform() methods to bytes and str types.
>> In practice, it might be same codecs registry for all codecs just with
>> a new attribute.
> If the transform() method will be added, I prefer to have only one transformation method and specify a direction by the transformation name ("bzip2"/"unbzip2").


Some of the transformations might not be revertible (s.transform("lower")? ;))

And the transform function probably doesn't need any error handling machinery.

What about the stream/iterator/incremental parts of the codec API?


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