[Python-Dev] PEP 383: Non-decodable Bytes in System Character Interfaces

James Y Knight foom at fuhm.net
Fri Apr 24 02:52:03 CEST 2009


On Apr 22, 2009, at 2:50 AM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:

> I'm proposing the following PEP for inclusion into Python 3.1.
> Please comment.

+1. Even if some people still want a low-level bytes API, it's  
important that the easy case be easy. That is: the majority of Python  
applications should *just work, damnit* even with not-properly-encoded- 
in-current-LC_CTYPE filenames. It looks like this proposal  
accomplishes that, and does so in a relatively nice fashion.

James


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