[RELEASED] Python 3.1 final

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sun Jun 28 20:43:19 CEST 2009

In article <mailman.2254.1246209871.8015.python-list at python.org>,
Benjamin Peterson  <benjamin at python.org> wrote:
>Nobody <nobody <at> nowhere.com> writes:
>> Such as not trying to shoe-horn every byte string it encounters into
>> Unicode. Some of them really are *just* byte strings.
>You're certainly allowed to convert them back to byte strings if you want.

Yes, but do you get back the original byte strings?  Maybe I'm missing
something, but my impression is that this is still an issue for the email
module as well as command-line arguments and environment variables.
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