[Python-Dev] Deprecate `from __future__ import unicode_literals`?
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Fri Dec 16 16:07:01 EST 2016
On 12/16/2016 11:24 AM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> I am beginning to think that `from __future__ import unicode_literals` does
> more harm than good. I don't recall exactly why we introduced it, but with
> the restoration of u"" literals in Python 3.3 we have a much better story
> for writing straddling code that is unicode-correct.
So cross-version code would be primarily 2.7 and 3.3+ ? I can live with that.
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