[Python-Dev] PEP 460: allowing %d and %f and mojibake
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Mon Jan 13 07:06:27 CET 2014
On 1/12/2014 8:00 PM, Ethan Furman wrote:
> Okay, I've thought somewhat. Under the definition above would it be
> fair to say that Db3Table (a class in my dbf module) is a boundary
> type? It sits between the actual file and the program, and transforms
> bytes into actual Python types.
Yes. That is exactly what a boundary type is. It doesn't matter whether
it is a file format or a wire protocol format on the non-Python side,
the sequence of bytes is defined, using methods that are not directly
corresponding to python data types (if they do correspond, the boundary
type is trivial).
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