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

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Sun Jan 12 23:40:52 CET 2014

On 01/12/2014 02:31 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> This corrupts binary_image_data.  Each byte > 127 will be replaced by
> two bytes.  In the second case, you can use latin1 to encode, it it
> gives you what you want.
> This kind of subtlety is precisely why MAL warned about use of latin1
> to smuggle bytes.

And why I've been fighting Steven D'Aprano on it.


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