[Python-ideas] Adding str.isascii() ?
tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Jan 27 02:30:16 EST 2018
On 1/27/2018 2:01 AM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 8:22 PM, Terry Reedy
> <tjreedy at udel.edu
> <mailto:tjreedy at udel.edu>> wrote:
> On 1/26/2018 8:27 PM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 02:37:14PM +0100, Victor Stinner wrote:
> Really? I never required such check in practice. Would you
> mind to
> elaborate your use case?
> Since IDLE is a tkinter application, it would be helpful if there
> were an isbmp function that exposed the existing flag in the string
> Sorry, no. The existing internal flag is an implementation detail that
> should not show in the API.
It occurred to me that this might be an issue. Rather than define a
LBYL scanner in Python, I think I will try wrapping inserts of
user-supplied strings into widgets with with try: insert; except: <do
Terry Jan Reedy
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