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

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Nov 15 12:53:52 CET 2013

On Fri, 15 Nov 2013 21:45:31 +1000
Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> The reason I'm now putting some effort into better documenting the
> status quo for codec handling in Python 3 and filing off some of the
> rough edges (rather than proposing adding any new APIs to Python 3.x)
> is because the users I care about in this matter are web developers
> that already make use of the binary codecs and are adopting the
> single-source approach to handle supporting both Python 2 and Python
> 3. Armin Ronacher is the one who's been most vocal about the problem,
> but he's definitely not alone.

zlib.compress(something) works on both Python 2 and Python 3, why do
you need something else?



More information about the Python-Dev mailing list