[Python-Dev] magic method __bytes__
steve at pearwood.info
Wed Jan 15 01:56:43 CET 2014
On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 10:58:49AM -0500, R. David Murray wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Jan 2014 17:38:38 -0800, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
> > Has anyone actually used __bytes__ yet? What for?
> bytes(email.message.Message()) returns the message object serialized to
> "wire format".
> PS: I've always thought of "wire format" as *including* files...a file is
> a just a "wire" with an indefinite destination and transmission time....
Nice analogy! I must steal it :-)
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