web frameworks that support Python 3

Nobody nobody at nowhere.com
Tue Aug 25 13:34:59 CEST 2009


On Sun, 23 Aug 2009 16:32:09 -0400, Albert Hopkins wrote:

> What's different about Python 3 is that there is only unicode strings,
> whereas Python 2 has a string type and a unicode type.

Python 2 has "str" (char) and "unicode" (wchar) types.

Python 3 has "bytes" (char) and "str" (wchar) types.

The main difference is that Python 3 uses unicode "by default", i.e.
string literals are unicode rather than byte strings, variables
such as sys.argv and os.environ contain unicode strings, etc.

There are other differences, e.g.:

+ Passing a "bytes" object where "str" is expected will raise an exception
rather than using an automatic conversion
+ Subscripting a "bytes" object returns an integer between 0 and 255
+ upper(), isalpha(), etc assume ASCII rather than the system encoding




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