"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Jul 31 22:31:46 CEST 2007
>>> str.decode and unicode.encode should NOT exist, or at least issue a
>>> warning (IMHO).
>> Yes, that sounds like a good idea.
> It sounds like horrible idea as those are the ones that are really needed.
> One could argue about `str.encode` and `unicode.decode`. But there are at
> least uses for `str.encode` like 'sting-escape', 'hex', 'bz2', 'base64'
Indeed, in Py3k, those will be gone.
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