[Python-Dev] Fwd: PEP 467: Minor API improvements for bytes & bytearray
chrism at plope.com
Mon Aug 18 04:51:26 CEST 2014
On 08/17/2014 09:40 PM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> 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
>> > >"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?
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