str() should convert ANY object to a string without EXCEPTIONS !

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Sun Sep 28 08:03:42 CEST 2008


In message
<9890864a-09f9-40d6-b2cc-5028e7a0c8c3 at q26g2000prq.googlegroups.com>, est
wrote:

> The problem is, why the f**k set ASCII encoding to range(128) ????????

Because that's how ASCII is defined.

> while str() is internally byte array it should be handled in
> range(256) !!!!!!!!!!

But that's for random bytes. How would you convert an arbitrary object to
random bytes?



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