How to recover bytes function?

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Fri Nov 14 00:37:57 CET 2014


satishmlmlml at gmail.com writes:

> file = open('data.bin', 'rb')
> bytes = file.read()

These are both terrible names, not least because they clobber the
built-in objects ‘file’ and ‘bytes’.

Don't name an object for *or not only for) its data type. Instead,
choose names that convey the *purpose* for the object.

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