is python 3 better than python 2?
tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Apr 6 07:04:59 CEST 2011
On 4/5/2011 4:42 PM, John Nagle wrote:
> Well, actually Unicode support went in back around Python 2.4.
Even earlier, I think, but there were and still are problems with
unicode in 2.x. Some were and will only be fixed in 3.x.
> In 3.x, ASCII strings went away, but that was more of a removal.
Yes and no. They were kept slightly modified as bytes, with all of the
string methods kept.
Terry Jan Reedy
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