[Python-Dev] Python3 "complexity"

Joao S. O. Bueno jsbueno at python.org.br
Fri Jan 10 02:03:40 CET 2014

On 9 January 2014 04:50, Lennart Regebro <regebro at gmail.com> wrote:
> To be honest, you can define text as "A stream of bytes that are split
> up in lines separated by a linefeed", and do some basic text
> processing like that. Just very *basic*, but still. Replacing
> characters. Extracting certain lines etc.

That is, until you hit a character which has a byte with the same
value of ASCII newline in the middle of a multi-byte character.

So, this approach is broken to start with.

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