[Python-Dev] Replacement for array.array('u')?
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Mar 22 20:01:17 EDT 2019
Serhiy Storchaka wrote:
> Making it always 32 bits would be compatibility breaking change.
> Currently array('u') represents the wchar_t string, and many API on
> Windows require it.
Ah, I see. It would be helpful if the array module docs made that clear.
At one point the 3.x docs said that it depended on whether you had a wide
or narrow unicode Python build, which confused me, because I thought that
distinction had gone away in Python 3.
> But we can add a new code, e.g. 'U', for UCS4.
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