[Python-Dev] PEP 461 updates

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Jan 16 22:59:12 CET 2014


On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 1:18 PM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> On 1/16/2014 5:11 AM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
>
>> Guido's successful counter was to point out that the parsing of the
>> format string itself assumes ASCII compatible data,
>
> Did you see my explanation, which I wrote in response to one of your earlier
> posts, of why I think "the parsing of the format string itself assumes ASCII
> compatible data" that statement is confused and wrong? The above seems to
> say that what I wrote is impossible, but perhaps I misunderstand what Guido
> and you mean. Among my questions are "by data, do you mean interpolated
> objects or interpolated bytes?" and "what restriction on 'data' do you
> intend by 'ASCII compatible'?".

Can you move the meta-discussion off-list? I'm getting tired of "did
you understand what I said".

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