[Python-Dev] Fwd: PEP 467: Minor API improvements for bytes & bytearray

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Mon Aug 18 01:55:02 CEST 2014

On Aug 18, 2014, at 09:12 AM, Nick Coghlan wrote:

>I'm talking more generally - do you *really* want to be explaining that
>"bytes" behaves like a tuple of integers, while "bytes.bytes" behaves like
>a tuple of bytes?

I would explain it differently though, using concrete examples.

    data = bytes(...)
    for i in data: # iterate over data as integers
    for i in data.bytes: # iterate over data as bytes

But whatever.  I just wish there was something better than iterbytes.

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