[Python-ideas] Add encoding attribute to bytes
jimjjewett at gmail.com
Sat Nov 7 22:07:06 CET 2009
On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 8:15 PM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> A Python interpreter has one encoding for floats, ints, and strings.
> sys.float_info and sys.int_info give details about the first two.
(Instead of changing bytes,)
This suggests a sys.string_info that contains information about the
default string representation --including whether the internal
encoding is UCS2 or UCS4 or something else.
That should at least make it possible to give better diagnostic messages.
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