[Python-ideas] Direct byte<->int conversions (was Re: bitwise operations on bytes)

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sun Aug 16 03:23:39 CEST 2009

Mark Dickinson wrote:
> In the issue tracker, Josiah Carlson asked about the possibility of
> backporting to 2.7.  I can't see any problem with this, though there
> would be some small extra work involved in making things work
> for int as well as long.  Does anyone else see any issues with this?

What would we be converting them to in that case? 2.x strings? (I don't
have a problem with that, just pointing out there may be some additional
work due to changing the target type).


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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