[Python-Dev] PEP 460 reboot

Glenn Linderman v+python at g.nevcal.com
Mon Jan 13 21:54:31 CET 2014

On 1/13/2014 1:49 AM, Mark Shannon wrote:
>>> So why not replace '%s' with '%a' for the ascii case and
>>> with '%b' for directly inserting bytes.
>> Because %a and %b don't exist in Python 2.7?
> I thought this was about 3.5, not 2.7 ;)
> '%s' can't work in 3.5, as we must differentiate between
> strings which meed to be encoded and bytes which don't. 

It's about migrating code to reach a point where it can work on both 2.7 
and 3.5.
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