[Python-Dev] RFC: PEP 460: Add bytes % args and bytes.format(args) to Python 3.5

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Sat Jan 11 21:53:25 CET 2014

On 01/11/2014 12:45 PM, Donald Stufft wrote:
> FWIW as one of the people who it took Python3 to finally figure out how to
> actually use unicode, it was the absence of encode on bytes and decode on
> str that actually did it. Giving bytes a format method would not have affected
> that either way I don’t believe.

My biggest hurdle was realizing that ASCII was an encoding.


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