[Python-Dev] PEP 460: allowing %d and %f and mojibake
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Tue Jan 14 10:11:20 CET 2014
Nick Coghlan writes:
> "Give up" makes it sound like I got tired of arguing without being
> convinced rather than admitting I was just plain wrong.
I thought it was something in between (you explicitly said "lenient
PEP 460" doesn't hurt you, but my understanding was you still believe
that there's a safer way, and it's the latter you aren't going to try
to convince folks of).
> While I'll still work on the asciistr proposal,
Thank you for that. I really wish I had time to, myself, but not for
several weeks... :-(
> that's unrelated to PEP 460 - it's about making hybrid APIs less
"It" refers to asciistr or to PEP 460?
> painful to write in Python 3 when you're willing to place the
> burden of ensuring ASCII compatibility of binary data on the
> calling code.
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