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

Antoine Pitrou antoine at python.org
Mon Aug 18 03:40:50 CEST 2014


Le 17/08/2014 20:08, Nick Coghlan a écrit :
>
> On 18 Aug 2014 09:57, "Barry Warsaw" <barry at python.org
> <mailto:barry at python.org>> wrote:
>  >
>  > 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.
>
> There's actually another aspect to your idea, independent of the naming:
> exposing a view rather than just an iterator.

So that view would actually be the bytes object done right? Funny :-)
Will it have lazy slicing?

Regards

Antoine.




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