[Python-Dev] Python3 "complexity" (was RFC: PEP 460: Add bytes...)

Joao S. O. Bueno jsbueno at python.org.br
Thu Jan 9 00:28:29 CET 2014


On 8 January 2014 20:04, Kristján Valur Jónsson <kristjan at ccpgames.com> wrote:
> Believe it or not, sometimes you really don't care about encodings.
> Sometimes you just want to parse text files.  Python 3 forces you to think about abstract concepts like encodings when all you want is to open that .txt file on the drive and extract some phone numbers and merge in some email addresses.  What encoding does the file have?  Do I care?  Must I care?

Kristján, the answer is obviously "yes you must" :-)


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