[Python-ideas] bitwise operations on bytes

Eric Eisner ede at mit.edu
Fri Aug 7 15:31:27 CEST 2009

> One other question:  if a has type bytes and b has type bytearray,
> what types would you propose that a & b and b & a should have?

For consistency they should probably do what they currently do with
concatenation: the type of the first expression is the type of the

>>> b'a' + bytearray(b'b')
>>> bytearray(b'b') + b'a'


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